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The Labor leader was also asked about the reported increase to Jobseeker – just $50 a fortnight, or an extra $3 a day on the pre-covid rate.
Anthony Albanese says Labor will ‘look at it’ once it is announced:
I said very clearly that $40 a day wasn’t enough to live on.
It’s one of first announcements I made as Labor leader back in 2019. We’ve campaigned strongly for that. The Government resisted this.
Anthony Albanese, fresh from receiving his first vaccine shot, was asked if he was aware of issues within the Labor party, says there is a new code of conduct coming this week:
Have I been aware about the treatment of women in the Labor Party?
Of course there have been circumstances whereby, in all political parties, like all society, there have been issues of inappropriate treatment.
Source: By Amy Remeikis