Cashless debit card scrapped under Labor bill

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
July 26 2022 - 12:30pm
Social Services Minister Amanda Rishworth will introduce a bill to scrap the cashless welfare card. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Cashless debit card holders would be transitioned off the program as soon as September under legislation to abolish the controversial scheme.


Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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