Government to cut up cashless welfare card

Government to cut up cashless welfare card

The cashless card looks likely to be abolished as the federal government seeks to pass legislation to scrap the program. After consulting across the country, the government will on Monday introduce the reforms to parliament that could see people taken off the cashless debit card scheme in less than two weeks. The government says the card is part of a failed program and the legislation will instead bring a range of measures to empower communities and leave them better off. …