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AUSTRALIA

Changes to the pensions from 1 January

 

More than 330,000 Australian age pensioners will have their Age Pension entitlements cut, with at least 100,000 of those affected Australians losing all Age Pension entitlements, taking immediate effect from 1 January 2017.

The higher than predicted numbers is due to some miscalculations by the federal government:  it looks like many thousands more will be affected by the January 2017 changes, than first anticipated due to the lower-than expected assets test thresholds.

The news came in a letter from Centrelink last week, outlining the winners and losers from January 1.

While the family home will remain exempt, e visits.

 

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A group of local pensioners

NATIONAL

 

Donkey and horse meat for human consumption?

Possum, donkey and horse could be on the menu in South Australia if the definition of game meat is expanded under proposed amendments to food regulations by SA Health. Goat, rabbit, hare, kangaroo...

 

Duck and quail season for South Australia

South Australia’s 2017 duck and quail hunting seasons have been declared open, based on significant environmental assessments and forecasts. These assessments have.....

 

Riverland grape growers kept in the dark on prices

A leading wine industry group in South Australia's Riverland region says members are fed up with "being treated like mushrooms" over prices for the coming 2017 winegrape harvest. Riverland Wine Executive Officer Chris Byrne said after years of trust-building initiatives,... 

COMMUNITY

 

Greek Festival on George Street

When Hellenism and multiculturalism come together under one event, the result is an explosive expression of culture that has the town talking. The 6th George Street Greek Festival....

 

MESSAGE - From the Hon. Zoe Bettison MP Minister for Multicultural Affairs

I am pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Stronger Families Stronger Communities Grant program, and the Multicultural Infrastructure Grant program....

INTERNATIONAL

 

Cyprus leaders to resume talks in Geneva

The leaders in Cyprus will meet twice early next year before departing for Geneva, to continue settlement talks on January 9, 2017. The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stated on Thursday that the meetings will be held on January 4 and January 7....

 

Greek restaurant owner supports refugees

There is a restaurant on Roditses beach of Samos island that has become a haven for refugees, thanks to owner Maria Makrogianni and her husband who always have some food ready for middle eastern....

ADELAIDE

Community honors volunteers at annual Christmas dinner

The State Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis announced a $200,000 grant from the South Australian Government would become available to the long standing Community of 86-years, to be used for the renovations of its Olympic Hall.

According to a press release sent to the Greek Tribune by GOCSA's General Secretary Demetri Dimopoulos, Mr Koutsantonis made the announcement during the Community’s Annual Volunteers Christmas dinner at Olympic Hall on Thursday evening 15 December 2016.

The Hall dates to the early 1960’s where it was the centre of all activities for the Greek Community

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Re-elected GOCSA executive committee members, from left, Peter Ppiros (Vice president) Demetri Dimopoulos (G. Secretary), Elli Speis (Assistant Secretary), State Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis and President Bill Gonis at the recent Christmas dinner.

 

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