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December 20, 2013
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Cabinet approves increases to gov't pensioners

Minister with responsibility for information, Senator Sandrea Falconer, on Wednesday announced an increase in payments to government pensioners.

According to Senator Falconer, the increase will range from $1,280 to $2,650.

She also stated that payments made to widows and widowers will go up, to $1,620 per month. Dependents will receive $1759.

She added that $500 million has been approved to cover the increases.

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