JobSeeker Hypocrisy: ‘rule of law’ for Porter but not for those below poverty line – Michael West

JobKeeper payment

Eight people are competing for every available job yet the Morrison Governmentcontinues to blame people themselves for being unemployed, putting the Coalition in breach of a key international treaty for as long as it refuses to raise JobSeeker to the poverty line. A Senate Committee hands down its report into JobSeeker when Parliament resumes next week. A clear commitment to increase the rate by of $250 a fortnight is vital to put pressure on the Government to do the right thing, legally and morally. Emma Dawson reports.

JobSeeker Hypocrisy: ‘rule of law’ for Porter but not for those below poverty line – Michael West