Bass MHR remains open to examining JobSeeker rate

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 30 2020 - 8:03am, first published 7:55am
Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer wants to see an overhaul of the social services system at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer says it could be difficult for the government to "simply turn off" the $550 coronavirus supplement for JobSeeker and Youth Allowance recipients at the end of September.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

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