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Fiscal stimulus

COVID-19PovertyHow has it changed?

Source: Cacho C (Chief Economist, Jarden) cited in: Commins P, Targeted stimulus cuts billions off the bill, The Australian 3/9/21
Note: Monthly expenditure on COVID income supports averaged around $20 billion per month from March to September 2020, fell to less than $5 billion per month during the recovery from October 2020 to June 2021, then rose to around $7 billion per month in the second wave from August to September 2021.

This graph shows all the fiscal stimulus measures introduced during the COVID pandemic during 2020 and 2021.

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