The Liberals have spent the last six years trying to cut the pension. This includes:
Labor fought every one of these pension cuts tooth and nail.
Cutting the pension is in the Liberals’ DNA. Scott Morrison’s latest budget also locks in more cuts to the pension, including:
In every single Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison budget, the Liberals have tried to cut the pension.
Labor is opposed to these cuts. And Labor’s Pensioner Guarantee means Australian government pensioners and allowance recipients will be protected from the abolition of cash refunds for excess dividend imputation credits.
Pensioners will be better off with Labor
A Shorten Labor Government will invest $2.4 billion in a Pensioner Dental Plan - giving up to three million older Australians access to free dental care and taking the next step towards Labor's vision for universal access to dental care in Australia.
This election is a choice between Labor’s plan to protect the pension versus bigger tax loopholes for the top end of town under the Liberals.
After six years of Liberal cuts and chaos, our united Labor team is ready.
A Shorten Labor Government will protect the pension.