Hunter Centrelink offices flooded with people seeking JobSeeker allowance after losing work

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By Max McKinney
Updated March 23 2020 - 4:50am, first published 1:20am

Hundreds of people have attended Centrelink offices across the Hunter on Monday in a rush to apply for welfare payments.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.