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56,000 jobs were lost when JobKeeper ended, Treasury confirms, as Victoria slogs through its first lockdown without the subsidy

Nearly 60,000 JobKeeper recipients lost their job shortly after the $90 billion scheme ended in March, the Treasury states. Speaking on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Dr Steven Kennedy said new single-touch payroll data clarified how many subsidised workers fell into unemployment. His overall optimism was shrouded by Australia’s latest lockdown, with […]
56,000 jobs were lost when JobKeeper ended, Treasury confirms, as Victoria slogs through its first lockdown without the subsidy