17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 800 complaints laid over wage subsidy

From Morning Report, 6:47 am on 17 April 2020

The number of official complaints about the government's wage subsidy scheme have skyrocketed, with 800 laid in the space of just nine days.

The Labour Inspectorate says nine involve fraud, a number it expects to grow in the coming weeks.

Conan Young reports on a scheme that has already paid out more than $7 billion and which some say is being misused.