Social Services Minister Anne Ruston has spoken about adjustments to revenue help measures, together with JobSeeker which can be extended for one more three months, till December 31.
“The supplement will be paid on an ongoing basis at $250 per fortnight, but in addition, we’ll be introducing an income free area of $300, which says to people who can get some work, we’ll allow them to earn the first $300 before they lose any payment,” Ms Ruston stated.
She additionally reiterated the adjustments to JobKeeper, coming into impact from subsequent Monday.
“As of Monday, the JobKeeper payments will be in two tranches, one for people who work more than 20 hours a week, and who will receive $1200 a fortnight, and another for those who work less than 20 hours a week, and who will get $750 per fortnight.”
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