Welfare tie to immunisation touted

That’s a recommendation of the McClure review of welfare payments, which was released today and welcomed by Social Services Minister Scott Morrison at a speech in Canberra. 

The plan would consolidate 20 welfare payments into just five — the Child and Youth Payment, an unemployment assistance payment, pensions for those under and over the age pension age, and a carer payment.

Former Mission Australia CEO Patrick McClure led the review, which was