GP registrars squeezed out of JobKeeper payments
Thousands of GP registrars will be excluded from JobKeeper payments because their new training terms started after the scheme’s 1 July cut-off date.
The Federal Government has already announced it will extend JobKeeper until March next year.
It means workers at small or medium-sized businesses who have experienced a 30% drop in turnover will be eligible for payments of $1200 a fortnight — down from the current rate of $1500 (see box).
But under those rules, only those who were