Tasmanian senator backs in cashless welfare card expansion following Senate inquiry

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated November 22 2020 - 3:37am, first published 2:48am
Tasmanian Liberal senator Wendy Askew has backed the government's move to make the cashless welfare card permanent in various areas.

Tasmanian Liberal senator Wendy Askew has supported the government's move to make the cashless debit card permanent in former trial sites, but the Greens fear it could pave the way for its further expansion into other parts of the country.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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