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LABOR LAUNCHES PANDEMIC RECOVERY JOBS AND INDUSTRY TASKFORCE

December 01, 2020

Today, Labor launched our Pandemic Recovery Jobs and Industry Taskforce to ensure there is a plan to get Australians back into work following Australia’s deepest Recession in almost a century.

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TREASURER CONGRATULATES HIMSELF WHILE TOO MANY ARE STILL JOBLESS

December 01, 2020

New ABS figures confirmed today that 320,000 payroll jobs have been lost since the virus outbreak, on the same day the Reserve Bank said it expects unemployment will remain unacceptably high and above pre-pandemic levels until past the end of 2022.

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ADDRESS TO PER CAPITA A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, A DEEP RECESSION, AND A ROAD TO RECOVERY VIA ZOOM WED...

November 25, 2020

Covid-19 has at a remarkable speed shaken up life as we once knew it.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW ABC INSIDERS SUNDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2019

November 22, 2020

SUBJECTS: Unemployment; Superannuation; Hotel quarantine; Shadow Cabinet reshuffle; China.

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ALMOST ONE MILLION JOBLESS AS UNEMPLOYMENT RISES FURTHER

November 19, 2020

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JOBS CRISIS WORSENS FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS

November 19, 2020

Today’s October ABS Labour Force Figures show the youth unemployment rate is now at 15.6 per cent, with 337,200 young people without work.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST