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Government to continue capability assessments

Protests outside court - but Minister outlines benefits

Government will continue its capability assessments on long-term welfare claimants.

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare announced the decision in today's budget speech.

Around half a dozen demonstrators protested against the fit-for-work tests outside the House of Keys this morning (Tues 16th)

But Mr Teare said getting people into work benefits them financially, as well as giving them a sense of pride in having a job

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