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LABOR TO FORCE GOVERNMENT TO VOTE ON THEIR OWN LEGISLATION TO TRACK DODGY PHOENIX DIRECTORS

September 20, 2019

Labor will force the Government to vote on the Director Identification Number in Parliament.

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R&D AS PERCENTAGE OF GDP DECLINES UNDER GOVERNMENT WATCH

September 20, 2019

The latest Gross Expenditure in Research & Development (R&D) as a proportion of GDP decreased from 1.88 per cent to 1.79 per cent according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE MORE THAN DOUBLE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE

September 19, 2019

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the youth unemployment rate continues to sit stubbornly high at more than double the rate of the national unemployment rate.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP CANBERRA THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2019

September 19, 2019

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures.

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UNDEREMPLOYMENT REACHES RECORD HIGH

September 19, 2019

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) are a sombre reflection of the labour market.

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COALITION DELAY COSTING AUSSIE DRIVERS BIG BUCKS

September 18, 2019

The cost of the Coalition’s inaction on data sharing among mechanics is costing Australian drivers over a billion dollars a year.

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