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May 29, 2019 18:51:13 GMT 7
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Board policies and rules.

47 401 A REMINDER OF THE FORUM RULES
by bear
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Share the links, stories, quotes and threads we need to tell the world about.

24 176 Letter goes to wrong address, DSP cut off.
by nomadic
Apr 11, 2019 16:21:07 GMT 7
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Help for people struggling with problems caused by their Centrelink issues.

47 484 People in Crisis.
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by leanne
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16 351 Austalian working life residency changes 2014
by Banjo
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by tanganyika
Feb 17, 2015 16:52:22 GMT 7

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News from the Department of Social Services

36 271 Welfare expenditure: an overview
by Denis
Aug 27, 2018 3:38:32 GMT 7
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The place to post general related articles

598 3,928 Pollies pay up on the same day as penalty rates cut.
by nomadic
Jun 11, 2019 18:54:49 GMT 7
No New Posts Guides for letters

Letters to politicians

8 65 Nick Xenaphon
by nomadic
May 30, 2019 19:41:30 GMT 7
No New Posts Time To Start Writing To The Politicians

50 494 Senators
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Sept 6, 2018 15:30:42 GMT 7
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Some people out there like/don't like us.

31 103 Australian Unemployed Workers Union
by bear
Jun 18, 2018 6:11:54 GMT 7
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Contacting similar minded groups.

26 106 Positions Vacant: volunteer with the AUWU
by Banjo
Aug 8, 2018 15:49:18 GMT 7

Centrelink Decisions and Support

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How to get your file off of Centrelink

6 123 Freedom of information
by bear
Jun 5, 2019 9:07:53 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink News

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

443 2,094 Clients' details published on public Facebook page.
by nomadic
Apr 27, 2019 8:01:53 GMT 7
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Put your experiences here, please keep it civil.

83 1,263 CENTRELINK INCOMPETENCE UNABATED.
by nomadic
May 17, 2019 18:31:13 GMT 7
No New Posts Appealing Centrelink Decisions

Centrelink Decisions Aren't Final, There Are A Number Of Levels Of Appeal.

105 1,099 Ask for review of decision
by bear
Aug 12, 2018 18:00:32 GMT 7
No New Posts National Welfare Rights Network

This organisation helps people with Centrelink

42 282 Just call Welfare Rights
by bear
Oct 1, 2018 15:59:15 GMT 7
No New Posts Lost The Pension?

Centrelink Cuts You Off.

14 92 DSP payments taken from me
by tasjo
May 30, 2018 21:23:19 GMT 7

Old Age Pension

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181 1,000 more sad stuff.
by eight
Jun 20, 2019 5:44:15 GMT 7
No New Posts Old Age Pension: portability and residency restrictions

Watch Out! You may be the next target.

74 1,066 Assets update
by onemore
Feb 13, 2019 7:53:47 GMT 7

Disability Support Pension

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44 187 National Disability Insurance Scheme
by bear
Mar 3, 2019 14:28:38 GMT 7
No New Posts Portability And Residency

127 2,338 UP in thailand
by bear
Jun 25, 2019 19:25:43 GMT 7
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For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

279 1,348 more discrimination.
by cripple
Jun 20, 2019 20:36:54 GMT 7
No New Posts New DSP Impairment Tables

20 317 New DSP Impairment Tables
by snooks
Dec 22, 2016 12:08:33 GMT 7
No New Posts Work And The DSP

Many DSP recipients will be reassessed for work in the coming year.

127 992 working one hour a week = EMPLOYED.
by bear
May 17, 2019 7:25:25 GMT 7
No New Posts Pension FAQ, Including Forms and Standard Letters

Frequently Asked Questions About Centrelink, Pensions and Forms and Letters

25 368 Home loan, Centrelink requirements
by boxr
Jun 25, 2019 11:29:57 GMT 7
No New Posts Australian Permanent Residency

And The Disability Support Pension Overseas

25 334 Law on Residency
by nomadic
Jun 28, 2018 19:22:48 GMT 7

Travel Tips

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No New Posts Living Overseas On The Pension

Helping people to enjoy living out of Australia on a fixed income.

128 2,675 Exchange Rate Watch
by nomadic
Jun 25, 2019 19:08:32 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

185 1,511 Soon you won't need a passport
by bear
Apr 30, 2019 7:15:07 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget

Yes, even us pensioners can afford international travel.

108 711 Cheap fares from Philippines
by cripple
Jun 14, 2019 19:19:53 GMT 7

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