Most of the country is opening up and tradies are getting back to work, but Victorians can’t seem to catch a break. Not only are you worried about catching COVID-19, but you also have to deal with the confusion about how JobKeeper and HomeBuilder will affect you during and after the level-4 restrictions period.

You’re either a tradie who has been stood down or made redundant — or you know someone who has. After JobKeeper and HomeBuilder and all of the other infrastructure plans announced to give the construction industry a boost, some tradies haven’t yet seen the rush of jobs we were hoping to see by now.