Doctors call for rise in dole as people are struggling

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone says the low level of allowance is causing 'significant stress'
Australian Associated Press
Dr Tony Bartone
Dr Tony Bartone.

Doctors have weighed in on the need to lift the dole, saying people on the Newstart allowance are experiencing “significant stress”.

The Morrison Government has repeatedly refused to consider lifting Newstart other than its six-monthly changes linked to the rate of inflation.