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Government announces JobKeeper wage subsidy package

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $130 billion economic stimulus package that includes a JobKeeper wage subsidy of $1500 per fortnight per employee.  The Government will require employers to pass on the payment to affected workers.  The Prime Minister said the Government expects up to 6 million workers to receive the payment over the next 6 months:

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FURTHER UPDATE: Proposed Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) Scheme for Queensland Community Services Sector

Late last year we advised valued clients operating in the community services sector in Queensland that the Palaszczuk Labor government had introduced the Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019 into Parliament on 27 November 2019.

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