COTA Australia commends the delivery of stimulus measures designed to incentivise employment. COTA Australia does wish to express a number of concerns. No older workers should be displaced due to JobMaker. Wait times and the rate of JobMaker eligibility should be reconsidered.
Our view - expressed repeatedly and publicly, and in submissions, over recent years - is that significant parts of the industry are over-reliant on RADs and the industry is short on adequate levels of both equity investment and debt capital.