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PENSIONS TO INCREASE THIS MONTH

September 5, 2011 Pensioners across Gippsland will receive an increase in their payments under the indexation of benefits this month. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said maximum fortnightly pension payments would increase by $19.50 for singles and...

PENSIONS TO INCREASE FROM MARCH 20

March 10, 2010 Pensioners across Gippsland will next week receive an increase in their payments under the indexation of benefits. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said maximum fortnightly pension payments would increase by $29.20 to $701.10 for...

URGENT PENSION INCREASE NEEDED: CHESTER

August 12, 2008 The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has repeated calls for an urgent increase in pensions and more support for carers, following yesterday’s release of the Government’s Pension Review Background Paper. Mr Chester said the Review supported...

PENSIONERS IN GIPPSLAND FORGOTTEN

August 19, 2008 Pensioners across Gippsland have been omitted from a series of public meetings to review the pension system. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester slammed the Rudd Labor Government over its decision not to include Gippsland in its...

CHESTER WELCOMES BREAKTHROUGH ON PENSION BONUS

October 14, 2008 The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the decision to provide a pre-Christmas bonus to pensioners and carers will help Gippslanders cope with the increased cost of living. Mr Chester has conducted a long-running campaign to secure a...

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