Newstart rate is 'killing Indigenous Australians': ANU researchers

Kirsten Lawson
By Kirsten Lawson
October 8 2019 - 5:30pm

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

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