‘Starvation payments’: jobseeker recipients say new rate puts a normal life out of reach

‘Starvation payments’: jobseeker recipients say new rate puts a normal life out of reach

The Guardian

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The Morrison government is accused of ‘dehumanising’ people on welfare, who fear having to return to a more difficult life

Twenty-eight-year-old Gene Saraçi, who has been unemployed for four years, says he was “heartbroken” listening to Scott Morrison explain the government’s decision to increase jobseeker payments by just $3.57 a day.

“It just definitely demonstrates that this government has absolutely no concern or compassion towards people that are unemployed or underemployed.

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