Job seekers threatened with loss of payment despite mutual obligation pause

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
June 12 2020 - 6:30pm
Lines outside of Centrelink at the start of the pandemic. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

People receiving unemployment payments have been harassed by their job service providers and told they must apply for work and undertake training during the pandemic, despite the government suspending such requirements.

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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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