Cashless debit card program was a harmful failure

By Zoë Wundenberg
August 23 2022 - 5:30am
Picture: Shutterstock
Picture: Shutterstock

The cashless debit card program has often featured in these column inches of mine, as I have stood on my soapbox and loudly argued against the program for a litany of reasons. It was music to my ears when I heard that Labor wanted to abolish the card, and despite my cautious optimism, I was relieved when the bill passed the House of Representatives earlier this month with a vote count of 86-56. It was finally happening.

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