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Socialist Alliance candidate for the Geelong seat of Corio Sue Bull says the one-off $250 cost-of-living payment for pensioners and others struggling to survive on welfare was "an insult".

Here’s a novel idea: Instead of politicians voting themselves another pay rise, how about we give them a pay cut? A real pay cut. We ask them to do what a couple of million Australians are expected to do, week in and week out.

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