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Greens support improved benefits for veterans

The Australian Greens today announced support for improving benefits for veterans.

"We have obligations and a duty of care to Australian veterans,"

Greens Senator Bob Brown said.

"Veterans deserve adequate income support but under the Coalition they had been left behind because of the way government indexes some pensions.

"The Greens are committed to lifting income support payments for veterans unable to work or to find work, so that they are at least as good as the aged pension."

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