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JOBS DECLINE IN EVERY STATE AND TERRITORY AS JOBKEEPER CUT

October 20, 2020

New ABS figures out today show the Morrison Government cut JobKeeper in the same fortnight that jobs were lost in every state and territory, not just Victoria.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS MONDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2020

October 19, 2020

SUBJECTS: JobMaker Hiring Subsidy; JobKeeper.

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GOVERNMENT CUTS VITAL SUPPORT IN THE FACE OF RISING UNEMPLOYMENT

October 15, 2020

Today’s ABS Labour Force figures confirm 30,000 jobs have been lost in the last month while another 18,000 Australians gave up looking for work.

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ONE IN THREE YOUNG PEOPLE LOOKING FOR WORK OR MORE WORK

October 15, 2020

Today’s September ABS Labour Force Figures show the youth unemployment rate is now at 14.5 per cent, with 302,900 young people without work.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW ABC 24 AFTERNOON BRIEFING THURSDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2020

October 15, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Lock down; Tax Cuts.

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106 JOBSEEKERS FOR EVERY ENTRY LEVEL JOB

October 14, 2020

Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot throws a dark shadow on the employment prospects for jobseekers, particularly with the Government’s underwhelming response to the Morrison Recession.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST