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Unemployment could hit over 7 per cent: here’s why

- May 3, 2021 3 MIN READ

It’s not just the end of JobKeeper that will push up unemployment figures for April. The most-recently published figures, for March, had the unemployment rate coming down to 5.6 per cent. The next ones, for April, won’t get published until May 20, nine days after the Federal budget. They’ll show a substantial increase in the… Read more »

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Unemployment rises as government announces new JobTrainer funding

- July 16, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s unemployment rate has risen from 7.1 per cent to 7.4 per cent in June despite an influx of over 211,000 jobs in the market. The Australian Bureau of Statistics figures were released just minutes before Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government’s latest tranche of coronavirus stimulus. JobTrainer joins the ranks of JobKeeper, JobSeeker… Read more »

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Coronavirus update: unemployment to hit double digits, testing expanded, curve flattening but restrictions to continue

- April 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia is set to hit double-digit unemployment rates for the first time in 26 years. The Treasury reports the partial economic shutdown has put more than 700,000 Australians out of work with estimates the figure will rise to one million before the end of the June quarter. As a result, the nation’s unemployment rate is… Read more »

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The news you need to know: September 16 2019

- September 16, 2019 2 MIN READ

Catch up on the news that matters to small business owners with our daily briefs. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, September 16 2019. Expect a price hike at the bowsers Oil prices have jumped 13 per cent to US$68 a barrel today following drone attacks on the Saudi refineries over the weekend.… Read more »