The next issue of Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages in Australia will be released on Wednesday 7 October.
- Care should be exercised when focusing on the most recent movements in payroll jobs and wages. For more information, please see Data limitations and revisions. Weekly change data are available in the Data downloads.
High level analysis suggests that there were approximately 480,000 fewer payroll jobs in STP-enabled businesses on 5 September 2020 than on 14 March 2020.
Key COVID-19 dates
- 22 March : Prime Minister announces Stage 2 lock down changes, which are progressively implemented
- 30 March : Prime Minister announces JobKeeper program
- 5 August : Stage 4 restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and stage 3 restrictions in regional Victoria commence