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Queensland Budget Submission 2022-23

Queensland Budget Submission 2022-23

Summary
Summary: Queensland Budget Submission 2022-23 Increasing the concession for Pension Concession Card holders to offset cost of living increases Encouraging expansion of Council Cabs service to all councils in Queensland Providing annual indexation of the Electricity Rebate in line with changes in average retail prices Recommending an increase in the gas rebate for seniors and pensioners Increasing the South-East Queensland Pensioner Water Subsidy Scheme and extending eligibility Introducing a one-off stamp duty concession to promote downsizing Strengthening accessibility standards in new housing developments Investing in social and affordable housing to address homelessness Prioritizing mature age employment and upskilling opportunities Enacting stronger protections to reduce elder abuse and funding awareness initiatives Addressing issues related to funeral industry regulations and costs.
Queensland Budget Submission 2022-23

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