The government has extended the JobKeeper Payment scheme.
Changes from 14 August 2020 mean:
eligible employers will receive the JobKeeper payment for each eligible employee that was employed by them as at 1 July 2020
more employees can qualify – see eligible employees
a payment extension to 31 August – see JobKeeper key dates
new information is available on long-term casual employees.
Further changes, once legislated, will take effect from 28 September 2020. For more information on those changes, visit the Treasury website and read JobKeeper extension