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A trial of the controversial cashless welfare card will run for two more years. Here’s what people think – ABC News

The Cashless Debit Card has been branded “racist” and “demeaning” by some but others think it can do a lot of good. So what do people think about a trial for the…

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Despite fierce debate among politicians over the past week in determining whether or not the cashless welfare program would be made permanent, reactions from community leaders to an extension of the card’s trial have been more nuanced.
Key points:

  • Trials of a controversial cashless welfare program will be extended for another two years
  • There has been a mixed response from the community with views ranging from positivity to “betrayal”
  • Many are waiting on the findings of a $2.5-milion University of…

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