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Ageing population to cost more than Medicare

Australia’s ageing population will cost the federal budget more than Medicare in a decade. But the baby boomers growing older is already detracting from economic growth, according to a new report. Fresh forecasts from the Parliamentary Budget Office show the ...

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Power relief payment set for 3.9m Aussies

Almost four million Australians will get a one-off payment to help cover their next electricity bill as part of Tuesday’s federal budget. The Energy Assistance Payment – $75 for singles and $125 for couples – will be paid into the ...

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