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Prime minister Scott Morrison and treasurer Josh Frydenberg will today announce changes to the jobseeker and jobkeeper programs, reducing the coronavirus supplement on the former by an unspecified amount and cutting the latter to $1,000 a fortnight. The changes will be effective from 28 September, and jobkeeper will continue until March 2021.
It may … be appropriate at this juncture to consider reducing payments to wean off businesses from ongoing support.Continue reading...