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posted by Nicole Orr, Sep 24, 2014
Australians born after 1965 will have to work until they are 70 years old. Nicole Orr says we need a greater understanding of the secondary effects this will have on the individual, the economy and the communities of Australia.
With a new budget comes much angst and media repertoire; middle class welfare recipients are up in arms and the permanently unemployed are horrified. There are many new initiatives that are gaining negative press. Very little however seems to be discussed about the increasing of Australia’s retirement age to 70 years old, officially the highest in the world.
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