'You can buy very little for 50 cents': Newstart increase attacked
'“The inadequacy of Newstart is brought into stark relief by this 50 cent a day increase for a single unemployed person," Brotherhood executive director Conny Lenneberg said. “You can buy very little for 50 cents a day.
"Such a modest increment will make no material difference to people living in poverty on Newstart."'
Anna Patty, Workplace Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, reports.