Regional NSW snap COVID-19 lockdown put hundreds of Riverina people back on JobSeeker

Rex Martinich
By Rex Martinich
Updated September 24 2021 - 1:42am, first published September 22 2021 - 2:00am
Wagga's Baylis Street after a snap lockdown was called for regional NSW on August 14. New JobSeeker data shows the health order had a major impact on the Riverina's economy. Picture: Emma Hillier

Last month's regional NSW lockdown, which closed down Wagga with just a few hours' notice, put more than 330 people back on JobSeeker unemployment payments in the Riverina.

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Rex Martinich

Rex Martinich

Journalist

Journalist for the Daily Advertiser in Wagga Wagga covering politics and data. Mobile: 0437 853 137 Email: rex.martinich@dailyadvertiser.com.au

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