Federal Treasurer to 'hear out' Victoria's plea for financial support

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 2 2021 - 9:33am, first published 7:15am
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has promised to "hear out" the Victorian government, but appears disinclined to agree to its urgent plea to bring back JobKeeper-style financial support with the state plunged into second week of a debilitating COVID-19 lockdown.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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