LONG LINES: Far more people in Warwick had to rely on Centrelink assistance during the height of the crisis.
LONG LINES: Far more people in Warwick had to rely on Centrelink assistance during the height of the crisis.

YOUR SAY: How have coronavirus payments helped Warwick?

MORE than $130bn has been spent by the federal government in a desperate attempt to keep the Australian economy afloat throughout the coronavirus crisis, but it is yet to be determined how that money has affected residents in Warwick.

A new report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics this week showed one in three Australians received a Commonwealth stimulus payment in May, and how that money was both distributed and spent varied greatly depending on age, gender and level of education.

As Warwick bears down on the economic fallout of the pandemic, the Daily News wants to hear from you.

Let us know how government payments helped you by taking part in the poll below.

How did you spend your coronavirus payments?

This poll ended on 14 August 2020.

Current Results

Household bills

31%

Paying off debt

18%

Everyday necessities, such as groceries or petrol

22%

Small splurges, such as clothes or electronics

5%

Big splurges, such as laptops or holidays

5%

Something I've needed for a really long time but never had the money for

17%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

What is your opinion on the coronavirus stimulus payments?

This poll ended on 15 August 2020.

Current Results

I think it helped.

64%

I don't think it helped.

7%

I think it helped, but we needed more.

28%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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