Rex Patrick slams government for not forcing JobKeeper paybacks

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 24 2021 - 7:32pm, first published 6:50am
Senators Simon Birmingham and Rex Patrick clashed over the JobKeeper wage subsidy during estimates hearings on Wednesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

An independent senator has slammed the Morrison government for allowing profit-making companies to keep millions in JobKeeper subsidies, describing it as "offensive" to Australian taxpayers.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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