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ABS FIGURES SEE CONSTRUCTION WORK PLUNGE

February 26, 2020

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows signs of significant weakness in the construction industry under the Morrison Government.

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OPINION PIECE- R&D IS CRUCIAL TO AUSTRALIA’S MANUFACTURING FUTURE

February 21, 2020

Nostalgia hit a high note this week with the announcement by General Motors that they will “retire” the iconic Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand after 160 years.

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UNDEREMPLOYMENT HITS RECORD HIGH (1)

February 20, 2020

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveal a record high number of underemployed Australians.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW MELBOURNE THURSDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2020

February 20, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Holden.

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OVER 271,000 YOUNG AUSTRALIANS WITHOUT A JOB

February 20, 2020

The January labour force figures released today show the youth unemployment rate has increased to 12.1 per cent, which means there are now over 271,000 young Australians without a job (seasonally adjusted).

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS THURSDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2020

February 20, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Wellbeing budget.

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