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The election could see the first post-inflation increase to Newstart in 25 years. So who has promised what?

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Could you survive on $44 a day? Over half a million unemployed Australians on Newstart somehow do.

The 2019 federal election could see the first post-inflation increase to Newstart in 25 years.

So, who has promised what?

Danielle O’Neal and Sifan Wu report.

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