$130 Billion JobKeeper payment passes the Parliament (AUST)

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NATIONAL:  The Morrison Government’s $130 billion JobKeeper Payment was passed in Federal Parliament on 8 April 2020. This unprecedented level of financial support will save millions of jobs and keep businesses in business.  T

he $1,500 per fortnight JobKeeper payment is the equivalent of about 70 per cent of the median wage and represents about 100 per cent of the median wage in some of the most heavily affected sectors, such as retail, hospitality and tourism.