Tasmanian Labor MPs cautious on retaining $550 supplement beyond virus

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 28 2020 - 5:35am, first published 5:00am
Tasmanian Labor senator Helen Polley and Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell were both cautious in supporting a permanent raise to JobSeeker and Youth Allowance.

Tasmanian Labor MPs have reacted cautiously to a call within their own party for the $550 coronavirus supplement for JobSeeker and Youth Allowance recipients to be made permanent beyond the pandemic.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010