Families and pensioners to feel the pinch of new laws from January 1

By Michaela Whitbourn
Updated January 1 2016 - 9:31am, first published 8:55am
Paper tickets for ferries, buses and trains to be phased out. Photo: Dallas Kilponen
Paper tickets for ferries, buses and trains to be phased out. Photo: Dallas Kilponen

Families and pensioners need to be prepared for a raft of legal and policy changes kicking off on January 1, including cuts to government subsidies and the phasing out of paper tickets for buses, trains and ferries.

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