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What the Latest Jobseeker Changes Mean for Unemployed Australians

What the Latest Jobseeker Changes Mean for Unemployed Australians

Fifty dollars sounds like a lot. But the increase in the JobSeeker unemployment benefit announced by Prime Minister Morrison on Tuesday is $50 per fortnight, which is just $25 per week. It will replace the temporary Coronavirus Supplement of $75 per week, which is itself well down on the $275…