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Goldfields To Trial Cashless Welfare Card

Tuesday 5th September / presented by Jane Hebiton

Western Australia's Goldfields region will become the third site to trial the cashless welfare card, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull describing it as "an exercise in compassion and in love".

The Federal Government said the trials would not be rolled out across the entire country, just region by region.

The welfare card will begin early next year for the residents in the Goldfields.

WA Council of Social Services CEO Louise Giolitto spoke to Jane Hebiton on The Mag to discuss further.

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