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Wednesday, 7 April 1971

Senator MILLINER (QUEENSLAND) - Will the Minister representing the Minister for Social Services examine what appears to be an anomalous position when a widow who is in receipt of a war widow's pension and a part social services pension, and who receives a 50c increase in the former is then informed that the latter will be reduced by an equivalent amount? In these circumstances the recipient is therefore denied any financial benefit as a result of an upward review of social service payments.

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