COVID-19 disaster support payment for Victorian workers

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 3 2021 - 4:52am, first published 4:30am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces the support payments. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

The federal government has responded to the Victorian government's plea and is offering a temporary COVID-19 disaster payment of up to $500 for workers adversely affected by the state's extended 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