Yesterday, the Government announced the $130 billion JobKeeper payment. The subsidy of $1,500 per fortnight per employee, administered by the ATO, will be paid to businesses that have experienced a downturn of more than 30%. The subsidy is paid in full to the employee. The payments are made by the ATO in arrears to the employer - payments start in May. Please refer and download the latest $1,500 JobKeeper Subsidy factsheet.