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JobKeeper and JobSeeker cuts to hurt almost 5000 in Brunswick

The two COVID-19 income support schemes were injecting close to $3million into Brunswick’s economy each fortnight

One of many empty shops in Sydney Road which have closed since the onset of the recession.

Mark Phillips
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

ABOUT 5000 workers and job seekers in Brunswick have suffered a double whammy with the winding up of two income support schemes introduced to combat the economic downturn caused by Covid-19.

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