The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) says Australia faces a crucial moment of choice between delivering “eyewatering” tax cuts to the nation’s top earners, and maintaining financial support for those struggling during the pandemic.
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The Government was praised for its early action in adding a coronavirus supplement to JobSeeker, but those payments are now being wound back, and ACOSS says there’s a danger Australia could emerge from the recession with even more inequality than before the pandemic.
Ben Knight reports.
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