Workers keep their $1000 bonus

June 2, 2023 2:57 am in by

Non-essential Ambulance Tasmania staff who were told they were paid a thousand dollar Covid bonus in error and would have to hand it back have been given a reprieve.

Under fire over the Health Department mix up in parliament, the Premier aplogised in question time but didn’t back down on the money being clawed back. 

A little while later the Premier made an about face and decided the workers can hold onto the money.

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Jeremy Rockliff indicating he’s instructed the Health Department to drop any action to recover the money.