Government announces new stimulus measures as Coronavirus impact escalates

Submitted by socpro on Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:10
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The Government is temporarily expanding eligibility to income support payments and establishing a new,time-limited Coronavirus supplement to be paid at a rate of $550 per fortnight. This will be paid to both existing and new recipients of the JobSeeker Payment,Youth Allowance jobseeker,Parenting Payment,Farm Household Allowance and Special Benefit.

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