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JobSeeker set for modest $50 per fortnight increase | The Examiner

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The unemployment benefit will be permanently lifted by $25 a week when the emergency coronavirus supplement is pulled in March. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement on Tuesday means the base rate for JobSeeker will rise modestly to $615 a fortnight – or $43 a day – from April 1. The government had been under pressure to increase the rate of JobSeeker before the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic hit increased the number of…



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