JobKeeper could have helped workers, says Mildura mayor

MILDURA Mayor Simon Clemence says council would have been able to deliver a higher degree of support to the community had council workers been covered under the Federal Government's JobKeeper Payment scheme.

The program provides eligible employers with a fixed amount of $1500 per fortnight for each eligible employees, however public sector employees have been deemed ineligible for either federal or state funding assistance.

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