Retirement age rise to 70 by 2035, Joe Hockey announces

By James Massola, Daniel Flitton
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:18pm, first published May 2 2014 - 10:00am

Australians born after 1965 will have to work until they are 70 before they are eligible for the age pension, Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced, as he warned there was "no such thing" as a free visit to a doctor or free welfare.

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