It’s not just the end of JobKeeper that will push up unemployment in April according to The University of Melbourne's Roger Wilkins.
New University of Canberra research has discovered a reduction in income inequity during the pandemic - meaning the gap between the richest and poorest has shrunk - and they have put it down to increased welfare payments.
The ACT Government is extending a range of economic survival measures to help local businesses continue to trade and keep Canberrans employed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
An ACT Government package will assist foreign nationals such as international students and temporary visa-holders ineligible for Commonwealth assistance.
Up to 26,000 casual and migrant workers in Canberra are ineligible for the Federal Government’s JobKeeper wage subsidy scheme, according to new research.