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In the media: Fears of a university jobs apocalypse as industry misses out on JobKeeper

6 May 2020 – David Taylor on PM – ABC Radio

Universities are warning they’ll be forced to shed tens of thousands of staff after missing out on the federal government’s JobKeeper subsidy for a third time. Universities have been excluded because they don’t meet Treasury’s test, but that test has changed several times since the COVID-19 crisis began. University representatives say this decision could take unis around the country to the brink at a time when they say we need them more than ever.

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