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Labor calls on Coalition to do more for hard-hit areas of Australian economy as jobkeeper cuts kick in – The Guardian

Government is withdrawing critical support when it is most needed and has no proper plan for jobs, federal opposition says

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The Morrison government faces new calls to offer targeted support to businesses in the hardest-hit parts of the Australian economy as the Coalition presses ahead with cuts to emergency wage subsidies from Monday.
Labor has accused the government of withdrawing critical support from the economy at a time when Covid-19 outbreaks in New South Wales and Victoria have sparked the return of tight domestic border rules and curbs on business activities.
The opposition said the cuts which are worth up to…

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