Business group head Jennifer Westacott says it’s impossible to live on Newstart allowance

The head of the Business Council has renewed calls to increase the Newstart allowance, after the Liberal MP Julia Banks declared she could live on $40 a day.

Banks told ABC radio on Wednesday she could “live on 40 bucks a day knowing that the government is supporting me with Newstart looking for employment”.

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