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Prime Minister argues $25 per week increase to JobSeeker is ‘appropriate’ – ABC News

People on unemployment benefits will receive an extra $25 per week under changes to JobSeeker from April, but will receive less money overall due to the end of…

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People on unemployment benefits will receive an extra $25 per week under changes to JobSeeker from April, but will receive less money overall due to the end of the coronavirus supplement.
Key points:

  • A plan to increase JobSeeker has been announced by the Prime Minister
  • The plan increases the payment by $25 per week but coincides with the end of the coronavirus supplement, leaving recipients worse off
  • Recipients will be required to do more to qualify for payments, like attending face-to-face appointments…

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