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$18,500 could lift thousands from poverty

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A basic income scheme could lift tens of thousands of people out of poverty suggests a sociologist from Macquarie University.

Dr Ben Spies-Butcher has proposed an Australian Basic Income of $18,500 could help many struggling Aussies.

He spoke with 6PR Breakfast about his study.

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