Plan to drastically cut pension’s suspension time to affect 2,200 people, even if they are not found guilty

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The federal government plans to cancel the disability support pension for thousands of prisoners, regardless of whether they’ve been found guilty or are still on remand.

A significant change to the disability support pension was announced in last week’s budget, the latest in a long-running effort to tighten access to the payment.

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