More than 8,000 people in Cairns are expected to lose their JobKeeper wage subsidy payments in coming days, in what is expected to be yet another major blow to Far North Queensland’s tourism industry.
- JobKeeper ends for about 1.54 million Australians on Sunday
- About 8,000 people in Cairns are expected to be impacted
- Tourism operators are calling for targeted support to be given to areas dependent on international visitors
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