JobKeeper Payment and JobSeeker Supplement extended at a reduced rate
On 21 July 2020, the Australian Government announced it is extending the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021 and is targeting support to those organisations that continue to be significantly impacted by the coronavirus. From 28 September 2020, eligibility for the JobKeeper Payment will be based on actual turnover in the relevant periods, the payment will be stepped down and paid at two rates. You can read more about the changes here.
At the same time, the Australian Government announced that the JobSeeker Supplement will be extended but at a reduced rate. You can find out the details here.