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Cashless debit card extended for two years after Senate rejects plan to make it permanent – The Guardian

Senator Rex Patrick refused to back the Coalition’s bill due to a lack of evidence

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WelfareSenator Rex Patrick refused to back the Coalitions bill due to a lack of evidence
The Morrison governments cashless debit card has been extended for a further two years after a plan to make it permanent was dealt a major blow in the Senate.
The Coalitions bill appeared likely to be voted down late on Wednesday after the swing vote senator, Rex Patrick, revealed he would not support plans to make the existing trials at four sites in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland permanent.

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