Australian Government says UK Frozen Pension Policy costs Australian taxpayers $110 million a year

2021-10-21T23:37:54+11:00

You can buy an awful lot of hospital beds for $110 million a year. In her reply to Sen Eric Abetz, Sen Anne Ruston, Minister for Social Services, says that the estimated indicative cost to Australia of the UK policy of not indexing British Pensions is $110 million annually Sen Ruston's reply to Sen Abetz

Australian Government says UK Frozen Pension Policy costs Australian taxpayers $110 million a year2021-10-21T23:37:54+11:00

MP forwarded members Frozen Pension query to Australian High Commissioner to the UK

2021-10-15T18:47:16+11:00

A BPiA member asked her MP (Milton Dick) what action the Australian government was taking concerning "frozen" UK Pensions. It was nice to see that he forwarded the question to George Brandis (Australian High Commissioner to the UK), and to Marise Payne (Minister for Foreign Affairs) Milton Dick's letter to George Brandis, and Marise Payne Marise Payne's reply was, of course, the standard reply that it is long standing UK policy, which is regularly raised with the UK Government. Marise Payne's reply

MP forwarded members Frozen Pension query to Australian High Commissioner to the UK2021-10-15T18:47:16+11:00

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
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