This comes in light of the Sydney lockdown extending for another 4 weeks:
- from $600 to $750 next week. This for full time workers.
- and $450 (from $375) for part-time (I’m summarising re full vs part-time but you get the gist)
That $750 figure is the same level as JobKeeper when it was initially introduced in 2020 (this program finished in April this year … may have been March, I can’t recall)
Meanwhile, the Treasurer has announced a support package for those businesses in the state of Victoria :
- The Victorian Business Support Package will deliver an additional $400 million in support to thousands of businesses.
Australian PM Morrison: