The economy needs a boost. It needs an increase to Newstart.

The Australian economy needs a boost. It needs an increase to Newstart.

The Australian economy needs a boost. It needs an increase to Newstart.

Yesterday, the Reserve Bank decreased the cash rate to an historic all-time low -now one quarter of what they were during the depths of the Global Financial Crisis.

It is clear that Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg have no plan and no idea on how to resuscitate a weak economy that is only getting weaker.

Australians living in poverty need an increase to Newstart.

Australians trying desperately to re-enter the workforce need an increase to Newstart.

The Australian economy needs a boost. It needs an increase to Newstart.

Linda Burney

Media release - Wednesday, 2 October 2019