the budget will not affect me very much at all
The budget will affect me, but it wont cause me any financial difficulties
the budget will affect me, and will cause me to tighten my belt a bit
the budget will affect me substantially, and will cause me financial difficulties
the budget will affect me substantially, and I am not in a position to afford these changes AT ALL
$72 sounds like a lot. Is that before or after you get your medicare rebate?
Does the budget effect single mums not working ?
I don't understand lol
I have been living in one room at my parents house for a bit over 2 years now. It is highly unlikely that I will be able to move out pretty much ever. That's pretty depressing.
It was already incredibly difficult to find work before the budget, now when my contract ends I will have to go back on the dole. Even more depressing.
Please tell me if I am out of line for feeling this way, I can't help but feel like families are being ripped off. We are going to be paying higher taxes for ages, our kids education scaled back to support the aging population, having to work until we are older, home affordability out of reach for a lot of people, and no access to pensions (doesn't impact us, unless something awful happens). Yet, (I used to work for a bank) its incredible the amount of older people who are squandering away their super for round the world holidays and expecting to receive pensions when they get back.
You should feel proud, you're clearly an amazing Mum who works amazingly hard and cares for her kids. Don't let a horrible government take that away from you.
I really hope things work out for you and your kids x
Purple Lily (14-05-2014)
We live rural and have no bulk billing doctors.
It's around $80 (before rebate) for dd to see a doctor, she has a few things going on so she see's her dr twice a week at the moment.
As we don't have access to bulk billing doctors, I'm wondering if the cost will go up by $7 or if we loose $7 on our rebate, or as you said above, is the $7 only for bulk billing drs?
$7 isn't much to some, but when she see's her dr twice a week, sometimes up to 4 times and I'm paying $80 a visit, and you add the increase in prescriptions (which dd has quite a few as well as daily medications, we usually use the rebate from the appointments to buy the prescriptions) it's kinda stressing me out.
I think it's more the increase in prescriptions that's got me worried... We run a tight budget with that.
I'm hoping I can get my dr to do up a few scripts and I can start filling them out each week to kinda stock up... Pretty sure that won't be allowed though
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