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Govt disaster support payments are ‘simply a more tiered measure of JobKeeper’

PR Counsel Principal Kristy McSweeney said JobKeeper wasn’t initially targeted at hotspots and had to be done “very quickly”, so it wasn’t layered to the level of a revenue business. ..

“It was a one-time payment allocated through the company’s payroll system,” she told Sky News host Peter Gleason.

“Now the government has had time to implement some of the mechanisms that can provide income support. It’s a targeted way and” disaster relief payments “for people in areas that really need it. It is called.

“It wasn’t a very fast, comprehensive implementation, it used to be.

“So the media doesn’t really understand how it came to be implemented in the first place, and why it’s now just the same but more gradual.”

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