Regional Areas Hit Hardest By Government Cuts

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Regional communities are set to be hardest hit by the Federal Government’s cut to the coronavirus supplement for those on JobSeeker, Youth Allowance and parenting payments.

Latest figures reveal the nation's economy will lose $31.3 billion and 145,000 full-time jobs over the next two years with those in regional and rural areas the most-impacted.

CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service, Doctor Cassandra Goldie, says it's time for the government to provide permanent and adequate support for people on low incomes.

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