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LOCAL SENATOR WELCOMES WELFARE BENEFIT BOOST

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Riverland based senator Anne Ruston has welcomed an increase to a range of welfare benefits.

From next week The Age Pension, Carers Allowance, Disability Support Pension will rise by $14.80 a fortnight for singles and $22.40 a fortnight for couples.

As well many other allowances will also increase in line with indexation.

Riverland based Minister for Social Services Anne Ruston said payments are adjusted in March and September each year.

image - Facebook/Senator Anne Ruston.