ACOSS: Scrap tax cuts, lift JobSeeker by $185 a week instead

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has called on the Morrison Government to abandon further $16 billion of tax cuts in favour of permanently lifting JobSeeker by $185 a week:

ACOSS is also calling for the rate of the JobSeeker unemployment payments to be permanently raised by $185 per week.

Before the pandemic, the council had been advocating for the rate to be increased by $95 per week.

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