Tag: JobKeeper

BossKeeper: how JobKeeper lined the pockets of top ASX directors, executives and shareholders – Michael West

JobKeeper rorting by business

New Zealand and the US compile public registers to ensure their Jobkeeper-type subisidies are not rorted by businesses. But no such transparency for Australians. As the Government singles out bureaucrats such as Australia Post chief Christine Holgate for corporate excesses, Tasha May shines the torch on pandemic rorting at the top end of town. JobKeeper is the single largest piece of government spending in the country’s history. Yet despite taxpayer funding this hundred billion dollar wage subsidy, there is no public database to see whether JobKeeper is being used appropriately. From the limited information that has come to light, it seems clear that it is not. A report from governance advisory service Ownership Matters reveals four kinds of appalling activity by business.

BossKeeper: how JobKeeper lined the pockets of top ASX directors, executives and shareholders – Michael West

Cuts to JobSeeker, Jobkeeper: out of the frying pan and into the fire – Michael West

Tax cuts, cuts to spending leads to austerity

Hefty cuts to income support mean that Australia now faces a potentially more deadly epidemic than Covid-19. But it is largely avoidable, writes Michael Tanner.

Cuts to JobSeeker, Jobkeeper: out of the frying pan and into the fire – Michael West

Old Dog Thoughts- There is no progress without criticism but not all criticism is progressive

Cuts to JobSeeker, Jobkeeper: out of the frying pan and into the fire

Fighting Fake News with REAL, 28/9/20; JobSeeker, JobKeeper, We aren’t a Public Service; The technology isn’t to blame; Fake News,

War is hell: how the corporate class is coping with Covid’s injustices (Crikey Sep 16, 2020) – Pearls and IrritationsPearls and Irritations

It found a further 25 companies in the ASX 300 who had been given JobKeeper support payments paid their executives bonuses totalling more than $24 million.

War is hell: how the corporate class is coping with Covid’s injustices (Crikey Sep 16, 2020) – Pearls and IrritationsPearls and Irritations

Old Dog Thoughts- Misdirection Jobkeeper and the sole trader isn’t the priority concern surely?

‘The only thing to fear is fear itself’ – the overreach of Australian anti-terror laws

Fighting Fake News with REAL 8/9/20; Job Keeper & the Sole Trader, why is the ABC focusing on the battler? “On the water matters” was of great use to the LNP now everything is a matter of “National Security”

JobReaper: flaws in JobKeeper Scheme leave businesses and workers high and dry – Michael West

Bankster Bailout: will the trickle-down package trickle beyond the banks and big business?

The Morrison Government’s emergency measures to protect the economy are another massive subsidy from embattled taxpayers to Australia’s largest corporations. They are a failure of government to govern.

The Morrison Government’s JobKeeper scheme is in trouble. By privatising the administration of JobKeeper to businesses and privatising its funding to the banks, millions of workers are in limbo. Millennial industrials relations lawyer Daniel Anstey reports.

JobReaper: flaws in JobKeeper Scheme leave businesses and workers high and dry – Michael West