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Tirade from Canberra MP pushes billionaire to pay JobSeeker back

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CORPORATIONS to have bolstered their profits from the Commonwealth’s subsidy to fight the pandemic will be forced to pay back taxpayer’s money, according to a Canberra MP.

More than $1 billion will be returned from 65 companies, costings for the Parliamentary Budget Office has revealed.

Labor member for Fenner, Andrew Leigh, joined the enquiry commissioned by the Greens into unpaid corporate JobKeeper assistance.

The ex-ANU professor of economics has targeted the company of prominent businessman Solomon Lew, whose personal wealth was valued last year at $3.72 billion, through an…



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