Friday, November 30, 2018

Migrants to Australia to wait 4 years for unemployment benefits

Migrants to Australia face a four-year wait before they can access welfare payments under new laws backed by both major political parties.

Under the changes, which are now before the Senate, new migrants will not be able to access the Newstart Allowance, the main income support payment for unemployed Australians, until four years after their arrival in the country. Read More