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Slight boost to JobSeeker payment ‘cruel and short-sighted’, says Tasmanian Council of Social Services | The Advocate



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Tasmanians looking for work have been failed by a “cruel and short-sighted” decision to add $25 a week to JobSeeker payments, says the Tasmanian Council of Social Services. The comments follow an announcement on Tuesday by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that, under changes to JobSeeker from April, people on unemployment benefits will receive an extra $3.57 a day….

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