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18 September 2020 10:02 AM - edited 18 September 2020 10:06 AM
Unfortunately, it looks that you may be ineligible under your circumstances for Jobkeeper 2.0, as a sole trader. The reason being is that under one of the criteria to be an eligible business participant (see Sole Traders), you need to be (quote),
"an Australian resident (under section 7 of the Social Security Act 1991), or a resident for income tax purposes and the holder of a Special Category (Subclass 444) visa" (italics added). You can find more information about residency (which are quoted from Section 7 of the Act mentioned above) at Services Australia - residence rules.
If you got your PR in May, then that missed the cut-off date of 1 March 2020. If you are still working as an employee, you may consider Jobkeeper - information for employees, and applying through your employer.
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