Social Issues

Pandemic policy plummets people back to poverty

Posted on: Fri 13 Aug 2021

In 2020 the implementation of disaster payments like JobKeeper afforded countless vulnerable Australians to fulfil a range of basic needs.

Now with the country still facing lockdowns and economic hardships, how can we learn from the lessons of the past?

Sharon Bessell, Professor of Public Policy at Australian National University joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to discuss.

Image: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by Tom Mann and Soph Landau


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