Newstart rate is 'killing Indigenous Australians': ANU researchers

Kirsten Lawson
October 9 2019 - 4:30am

The rate of Newstart is killing Indigenous Australians, with no prospect of closing the life expectancy gap while the unemployment benefit remains so low, Australian National University researchers say.

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Kirsten Lawson

Kirsten Lawson

Political reporter

It's about the truth for me. That means asking questions. Then asking more questions. On the best days, we get answers.

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