Older Australians get behind “Let Pensioners Work” campaign

SYDNEY, April 28 (Xinhua) — The representative body for senior Australians, National Seniors, has made a call to allow retired Australians to return to work without having a cut to their retirement payments. Val Dempsey, 2022 Senior Australian of the Year, has stepped forth as the face of the Let Pensioners Work campaign as she described how the government policy has been a barrier to supplementing her income with part-time work. “My hourly rate instantly puts me over any amount of money that I’m allowed to earn while being on the age pension.