COVID-19 Response: Assistance for Job Seekers, Casual Workers and Small Businesses

The ABC reports the Federal Government will make cash payments to job seekers as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The package includes tax relief for small businesses, one-off cash payments for welfare recipients and money to help keep apprentices in work,” says the ABC.

According to the report, “Mr Morrison said casual workers who contracted COVID-19, or had to isolate themselves, would be eligible for a Newstart welfare payment while out of work.”

Click here to read the ABC’s report.