JobKeeper stimulus package; answers to all the questions

The JobKeeper stimulus package, which has profound implications for almost all Australian employers, and many if not most most employees for the next 6 months, has now been passed into law by the Federal Parliament. The Bill which I assume will pass into law today, when it receives Royal Assent by being by the Governor General, is called the Caronovirus Economic Response Omnibus Bill 2020.

You can find a summary explanation of the critical provisions at the Australian Treasury’s web site or

https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-04/JobKeeper_frequently_asked_questions_0.pdf