How will the end of JobKeeper affect the economy?

Nearly 1 million Australians lost access to JobKeeper wage subsidies from Sunday as the $90 billion scheme came to an end.

Unemployment in Australia peaked at 7.5 per cent last year but has since fallen to 5.8 per cent but significant job losses are expected in some sectors such as tourism and events.

Business groups and unions are urging the federal government to consider extra support for struggling industries, arguing tens of thousands of people are at risk of losing their jobs.

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire and economics correspondent Jennifer Duke talk about how the end of JobKeeper will affect the Australian economy.

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