Peter Sutton was employed for over 30 years in banking and finance and retail. Due to an accident as a pedestrian, he has a number of chronic medical issues. A former Newstart – now Jobseeker – recipient he is now on the Disability Support Pension.
He is an advocate for the Raise the Rate campaign and last year appeared before a Senate Enquiry into DSP. He has also been a panellist on several discussion forums including Vinnies NSW and ACOSS.