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JobSeeker and mutual obligations are changing. Here’s what that could mean for you – SBS News

From changes to the JobSeeker rate to a new phone line connecting employers to the government, here’s how the new welfare measures will affect people in Australia…

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On Tuesday, the federal government unveiled some big changes for job seekers in Australia.
The JobSeeker payment, formerly known as Newstart, is being boosted permanently but not by the amount some had been calling for.
Mutual obligations are also returning, including a new “employer reporting line” that is already causing controversy.
Heres a rundown of the major changes and what it means for unemployed Australians.
JobSeeker boosted – by $3.57 a day
With the coronavirus supplement being wound…

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