Senator Jacqui Lambie unlikely to support cashless debit card trial extension

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated October 2 2020 - 7:38am, first published 6:18am
The government has not ruled out further extending the cashless debit card into other areas of high unemployment in Australia.

The federal government's attempts to extend trials of the cashless welfare card could face a major hurdle after Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie confirmed she was unlikely to vote in favour of further legislation.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

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