MORE than 16,000 people are now on social welfare payments in the Playford Council region as the COVID-19 pandemic sees thousands in the north join the unemployment line.
MEMBER for Spence Nick Champion wants to see the Newstart allowance permanently increased to the current JobSeeker rate, after it was revealed his seat was receiving the highest amount of unemployment benefits in Australia.
MEMBER for Spence Nick Champion has forewarned federal health minister Greg Hunt that more questioning is to come over his decision to overlook Gawler hospital for a fully Medicare-rebatable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) licence.
LABOR’S Nick Champion has secured a fifth-consecutive term in federal parliament after becoming the first person elected to the newly-renamed seat of Spence on Saturday.
INCUMBENT Member for Spence Nick Champion says this month’s federal election is a choice between his Labor Party’s “stable leadership, and stable policies” versus “a Morrison Governmentthat doesn’t have much to say”.