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The push to extend workers protection during the pandemic

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The Reserve Bank Governor, Philip Lowe, says the JobKeeper scheme may need to continue beyond its planned end date at in late September.

Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has told a Senate committee the JobKeeper wage subsidy program might need to be extended.

Mr Lowe says it's too early to know what the economy will be like at the end of September but he stressed the importance of not withdrawing stimulus measures too quickly.