Senate debates

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Questions without Notice

JobKeeper Payment

2:54 pm

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Vice-President of the Executive Council) Share this | Hansard source

A single mother in that circumstance will receive the COVID supplement, which effectively doubles the jobseeker support throughout this period. So we've effectively doubled government support through that period. In relation to Mr Power—and referencing back to the answer I provided to Senator Waters—he's not receiving a salary. He does come from Western Australia and there are some costs, obviously, in terms of travel, accommodation and other—

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