The JobKeeper rates from 4th January 2021 are:
From 4 January 2021 until 28 March 2021, this will be either:
- Tier 1: $1,000 per fortnight (before tax)
- Tier 2: $650 per fortnight (before tax).
Tier 1 is for those working under 20 hours per week.
Tier 2 is for those … Read the rest
Confused by JobSeeker or JobKeeper? You are not alone…
This post is to show that many people, including news outlets, and myself, can easily get confused by these two terms: JobSeeker and JobKeeper.
Keeping the original term “NewStart” instead of “JobSeeker”, might have been better.
This is a news … Read the rest
Jobkeeper Rate Changes.
The jobseeker wage subsidy is set to remain at $1,500 per fortnight, but will then reduce to $1,200 a fortnight from the end of September until December.
It is then intended to reduce to $1,000 per fortnight until March 2021.
It is also now intended to … Read the rest
The Jobseeker income support was effectively doubled for 6 months during the Coronavirus pandemic. This is supposed to come to an end in September, but there is talk that it might not end.
Some reports say it will be extended, along with Jobkeeper, but will it?
We should find out … Read the rest
The $130 billion Jobkeeper program will now only cost $70 billion, following errors in estimating the total cost.
Out of about 910,000 businesses who enrolled in the JobKeeper program, about 1,000 of them have made errors in completing the forms.
Over 500 small businesses with only ONE eligible employee reported … Read the rest
In April 2020, the Australian Unemployment rate has increased from 5.2% to 6.2%.
The number of people classed as Unemployed increased by 104,500 to 823,300.
This figure released 14th May 2020.
Government support packages were introduced to keep people in employment, even of not actually working.
Many of these are … Read the rest
Should the Australian government expand its JobKeeper payments to the foreign owned Virgin Airlines, so that they can still pay their 15,000 Australian workers?
Coronavirus JobKeeper program.
The Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, has stayed that more than a million casual workers, who have been with their employers for less than 12 months, and more than 2 million workers on temporary visas, are not included in the JobKeeper program, and that every million workers added … Read the rest
Australian Government to keep Australia Running During the Coronavirus.
The Australian Government will be paying $1,500 per fortnight towards to the wages for many Australian workers, from today, 30th March 2020.
There are some conditions, and it will not apply to everyone.
- The payment is made to the Employer, NOT
… Read the rest