Covid assistance package cruelly ignores people on income support
The Greens have called on the Government to include income support recipients in COVID assistance packages.
“This package fails to acknowledge that people on income support need additional help as well, that they work too and have lost hours and would also have lost income.
“Almost half of people on the JobSeeker payment have an illness or disability, meaning they will need to isolate and require extra services like grocery or medication delivery. How can they afford that living below the poverty line?