Increasing Newstart benefits would reduce inequality across the country

Lifting the rate of unemployment benefits would bring down poverty levels and reduce inequality in Australia, according to new modelling by the University of Canberra.

New figures from the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) show a $75 weekly increase in the Newstart allowance would have the greatest impact on people between the ages of 25 and 36, who stand to gain $304 a year.

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