Government stimulus only a start: ACOSS

The Government announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package today, which includes a $750 one-off cash handout to Newstart recipients as well as pensioners.

Stimulus announced: $750 for Newstart and pensioners

The Government has announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package which includes a one-off cash handout of $750 to pensioners and welfare recipients such as those on Newstart.