Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer speaks of opposition to cashless welfare card expansion, hopes to 'transition away'

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated December 2 2020 - 8:17am, first published 7:36am
Bass Liberal MHR spoke of the stigma attached to the cashless welfare card and her belief that more work needs to be done to address intergenerational disadvantage - saying the card did not achieve that.

Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer says she will refuse to support any attempt to expand the cashless welfare card into Bass, and that it "will never be accepted" by the electorate.

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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