Australia expands wage subsidy scheme as COVID-19 cases surge

Submitted by socpro on Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:10
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The government on Thursday announced it would spend A$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) to substantially extend a program to subsidise the wages of apprentices. The funds will more than double the number of apprentice workers covered,to around 180,000 across all industries and to run until March next year,instead of September as originally planned.

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