Coronavirus: $130b JobKeeper program to subsidise wages to keep people in work

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated March 30 2020 - 9:19pm, first published 5:30am
Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, and Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The government will spend $130 billion over the next six months to keep about six million Australians in jobs, in the third and largest stimulus package to cushion the impact of coronavirus on the economy.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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