Latest JobSeeker News

ACOSS delivers hundreds of Christmas messages from people on JobSeeker to Parliament
Senate inquiry hears there is no evidence that higher Jobseeker rate has been a disincentive for people looking
Surging homelessness demonstrates need for urgent social housing investment
Unemployment continues to climb
JobSeeker extension a Christmas confidence booster for our most vulnerable Australians
ACOSS warns Government against a Christmas cut to income support
Consumer confidence lifts again – just
ACOSS appearing at Senate Inquiry hearing today on JobMaker wage subsidy for people under 35
Extend travel vouchers to cover cafes and restaurants
More bad news for Tasmanian jobs and wages
ARA: Latest retail trade figures set stage for Christmas
Tasmania’s jobs crisis deepens
38,000 Tasmanians on JobSeeker
Senate votes against delaying liquid assets test for people on Jobseeker
Mayor praises community spirit as Anti-Poverty Week begins
Queensland braces for a further rise in hunger
Billions spent with zero scrutiny new norm as Labor capitulates to scotty from marketing
Budget fine print reveals tax cut scam
Arts and Entertainment Industry forgotten by Treasurer
Timeline essential for budget infrastructure projects
Consumer confidence lifts for fourth week
Government cuts support to 3.5 million
Morrison rips support from workers in midst of crisis
Government has no plan for overstretched emergency food relief organisations
Crunch time for Foodbank
Government must act on emergency food relief
Ray of hope in jobs data, but worse to come
Tasmanian workers suffer deep impacts from COVID crisis
Polling: Voters Want JobSeeker Boost, Government Spending over Tax Cuts
Jobs data paints a worrying picture
Services Australia Podcast: Coronavirus conversations – changes to JobSeeker and JobKeeper
New Analysis: Fast-Tracking Tax Cuts a Stimulus Failure
Rent relief a no-brainer to support vulnerable Tasmanians
Rental protection extension needed as welfare rolls back
Parliament must act on permanent JobSeeker increase to stop $300 per fortnight cut for millions
COVID-19 affects disadvantaged families more than others, study shows
Don’t set ag sector up to fail
Wage growth slumps to historic low
Jobkeeper expansion still leaves millions of workers missing out
Expanded JobKeeper still excludes millions
Businesses unite to ease the burden for Australians experiencing vulnerability
New report calls for urgent reforms to support charities
Morrison extends disastrous super withdrawal scheme
Targeted approach to support welcome
JobKeeper extension and IR flexibility welcome, but business owners need to be cautious
Union campaign delivers continued income support
Raising rate for good essential for our health and economy
Peter Strong: “Now is time to look for a job”