JobSeeker cut plunges 7000 more Tasmanians into poverty, according to the Australia Institute

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 5 2021 - 10:33am, first published 6:00am
At the height of the pandemic, Centrelink in Launceston experienced long lines down Boland Street.

The end of the coronavirus supplement for JobSeeker recipients disproportionately impacted Tasmanians and plunged 7000 more into poverty, according to analysis by the Australia Institute.

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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