JobSeeker set for modest $50 per fortnight increase

Sally Whyte
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Sally Whyte, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated February 23 2021 - 10:27am, first published 1:20am
The line outside Centrelink in Braddon in March 2020. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The unemployment benefit will be permanently lifted by $25 a week when the emergency coronavirus supplement is pulled in March.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.