Newstart Inquiry Reports- Pretty Tepid

30 April 2020 The Senate Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart reported yesterday 30/4/20. It had 3 ALP members, 2 Liberals and a Green Chair.  It does recommend Jobseeker (ex-Newstart) be increased and draws attention to the fact that the Newstart allowance is/was so low that it becomes a hindrance to job seeking.  The report […]