The Coronavirus Boost — is the new JobSeeker Payment as generous as it seems?

Figure 1: JobSeeker payments for different family types expressed as a percentage of the Henderson Poverty Line
Figure 2: Family of four: JobSeeker compared with the Henderson Poverty Line (% gap)

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