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Youth, student and carer allowance rates rise from 1 January

01/12/2017

Source: christianporter.dss.gov.au

4 December 2017

Payments to about one million youth, students and carers will rise from 1 January 2018.

“The Government is acutely aware of the importance of ensuring welfare payments keep pace with rises in the cost of living,” Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter said.