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[-] brisk@aussie.zone 37 points 5 months ago

The Jobseeker program has always been about punishing the poor. The sudden raise in payments and dropping mutual obligations when "normal" people were ending up on Jobseeker during covid was a blatant demonstration of that.

this post was submitted on 29 Nov 2023
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