Cashless debit card: review fails to find proof Coalition welfare scheme reduces social harm

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A report from Adelaide University on the Cashless Debit Card program follows from other inquires in casting doubt on the suitability and effectiveness of the controversial government program.

“As I recall, the cashless debit card was going to get people to find work, stop gambling, stop drinking and stop taking illicit drugs,” “Their evaluation supports none of these grand claims.”

Reporter: Luke Henriques-Gomes

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Read about the Cashless Credit Card on ANTaR’s blog

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