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GOVERNMENT VOTES FOR TAXPAYER-SUBSIDISED EXECUTIVE BONUSES

November 11, 2020

On the day Scott Morrison’s Liberals decided to cut income support for an expected 1.8 million unemployed Australians, they also voted in favour of large companies who pay obscene executive bonuses receiving taxpayers’ money in the form of wage subsidies.

Voting against Labor’s sensible amendment to ensure the JobMaker Hiring Credit only goes to firms not paying big executive bonuses is a slap in the face for the growing queues of unemployed Australians – many of whom are excluded from the scheme if they are aged over 35.

The Morrison Government voted against every single improvement Federal Labor proposed, but if truth be told, no amount of amendments would fix this woefully inadequate proposed legislation, which will not deliver what was announced by the Prime Minister.

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