Opinion

OPINION | Time to put the cashless debit card scheme to bed once and for all

By Zoë Wundenberg
Updated August 17 2021 - 5:06am, first published January 4 2021 - 8:00am
NOT WORKING: Zoë Wundenberg says the cashless debit card trial has failed the people. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK

Last month, the public feelings on the cashless debit card were made clear, as Australia put pressure on their MPs to block the proposed Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020, which initially pushed to make the trial permanent.

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