Case Study July 2020

“A couple living in the South East Suburbs of Melbourne. One person in the couple has a business (sole trader) which paid around $1400 per week. The other person had a job paying around $1200 per week. The business is no longer operating due to Covid-19 and the other person has been made redundant. The Sole Trader is now on Job keeper ($1500 a fortnight) and the other on Jobseeker with the Supplement ($1100 a fortnight). They have a mortgage of $2500 per month. They have 2 children (9 years and 6 years). Both feel their business and job will not return anytime soon due to the lockdown. They have limited savings.

What support can you or others provide for this family