Julian Lesser MP’s Statement to the House of Reps concerning Jim Tilley and BPiA

2021-08-25T10:38:22+10:00

Dated: 11th August 2021 Unfortunately Julian Lesser's speech was cut short due to the time for member's statements expiring. The video is here, and the full transcript, from Julian's Newsletter is below. Jim Tilley OAM British Pensioners in Australia will be saddened by the death of Jim Tilley OAM. I was pleased to say a few words about Jim in the House this week: Jim Tilley, who passed away recently, was a warrior for a just cause, the leading light in the British Pensioners in Australia organisation. Jim fought hard for the rights of Australia’s British Pensioners, determined to see [...]

Julian Lesser MP’s Statement to the House of Reps concerning Jim Tilley and BPiA2021-08-25T10:38:22+10:00

Jim Tilley OAM has Passed Away

2021-08-13T15:15:27+10:00

Sadly, our founder, Jim Tilley OAM, passed away today, 29th July 2021, at 4.00am, Sydney Time Jim Tilley the tireless campaigner for UK pensioners in Australia, has left a powerful legacy. Incensed at the UK Government’s arbitrary and unjust frozen pension policy which sees the pensions paid to Australian residents frozen, Jim established British Pensions in Australia Inc. (BPiA) in 2003. From small beginnings, BPiA now boasts over 3,600 members. Its membership consists of migrants from the UK and Australians who worked in the UK and returned to Australia. Over the years, Jim has helped guide many Australians through the [...]

Jim Tilley OAM has Passed Away2021-08-13T15:15:27+10:00

Sen. Eric Abetz asks Sen. Anne Ruston the cost to Australia of the UK Frozen Pension Policy

2021-07-15T19:43:57+10:00

Senator Eric Abetz asks Senator Anne Ruston the cost to Australia of the UK Frozen Pension Policy. Senator Eric Abetz has written to Senator Anne Ruston (Minister for Families & Social Services) requesting any information available on the cost to Australia of the UK Frozen Pensions Policy. You can see the letter here.

Sen. Eric Abetz asks Sen. Anne Ruston the cost to Australia of the UK Frozen Pension Policy2021-07-15T19:43:57+10:00

Yet more letters of support from Politicians!

2021-06-15T20:13:44+10:00

Our President Patrick Edwards, has received two more letters from Politicians, confirming the ALP's, and the Federal Governments's positions regarding our UK Frozen Pensions campaign. Here is the Letter from Federal Assistant Minister Ben Morton MP. Here is the Letter from NSW Labor Senator Deborah O'Neill.

Yet more letters of support from Politicians!2021-06-15T20:13:44+10:00

Australian Ministers again confirm support for our Campaign!

2021-06-15T20:14:59+10:00

BPiA member Geoff Nadin, and Our President Patrick Edwards, have exchanged letters with Australian Government Ministers, Marise Payne, and Jane Hume. The Ministers assure us that the Australian Government will continue to raise the issue of frozen pensions with the UK Government, and that the Australian Department of Social Services and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade do work closely together, as they do with other government agencies. Here is the Letter from Minister Payne to Geoff Nadin. Here is Geoff Nadin's reply. Here is Minister Hume's letter to Patrick Edwards.

Australian Ministers again confirm support for our Campaign!2021-06-15T20:14:59+10:00

Unfair Frozen Pensions

2020-09-08T03:25:14+10:00

Unfair: Veterans urge PM to raise "frozen pensions" with UK Government. Click here for an article appeared in The Murray Valley Standard.

Unfair Frozen Pensions2020-09-08T03:25:14+10:00
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