National Seniors speaks to 2GB about solving labour shortages with senior workers


There are calls to overhaul the country's pension system amid a pandemic-induced labour shortage. 2GB's Chris Smith spoke to National Seniors Australia’s Ian Henschke.

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Pensioners who work more than one day a week at minimum wage currently have their benefits reduced, but changing this could help address a national labour shortage. National Seniors Australia CEO Ian Henschke shares with 2GB's Chris Smith why Australia could benefit from a similar pension model to New Zealand's pension, which taxes pensioners instead of reducing payments to enable skilled seniors to return to work. 

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