Whilst visiting Lismore for the Seniors Expo this week, Fix Pension Poverty had the opportunity to discuss the campaign with the Lismore Echo.
The Fix Pension Poverty stall at the Lismore Seniors Expo
In the lead up to Seniors Week, Benevolent Society campaigners like Joel Pringle have been campaigning around the country to improve the privations of ageism.
One-and-half-million older Australians rely solely on the age pension.
According to Mr Pringle, the Page electorate is the fifth oldest in the country by percentage of population, but also amongst the most impoverished.