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FRYDENBERG FABRICATING JOBFAKER FIGURES

January 18, 2021

Again today the Treasurer has been sprung exaggerating the number of jobs flowing from his hiring credits program, which is only expected to create around 45,000 jobs and not the 450,000 he has claimed.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW MELBOURNE WEDNESDAY, 13 JANUARY 2021

January 13, 2021

SUBJECTS: ABS Job Vacancy data; Michael McCormack; Superannuation; AstraZeneca vaccine; State border closures; Craig Kelly.

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MORRISON MUST SACK CRAIG KELLY

January 13, 2021

Craig Kelly’s position as chair of the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement is untenable and, if he refuses to resign, Scott Morrison must finally show some leadership and sack him.

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SCOTT MORRISON’S JOBKEEPER CUTS TO HIT 1.6 MILLION AUSTRALIANS

January 04, 2021

Today Scott Morrison is doubling down on his new year cuts, slashing the rate of JobKeeper and cutting up to $200 per fortnight from 1.6 million Australians that are currently relying on the payment.

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GOVERNMENT MUST ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES LEFT BEHIND

December 21, 2020

The Treasurer and the Minister for Small and Family Business need to clarify how many eligible small businesses have missed out on key support measures, and what steps the Government will take to help them access support.

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TOO MANY AUSTRALIANS STUCK IN JOBLESS QUEUES AHEAD OF CHRISTMAS

December 17, 2020

New data shows a welcome increase in jobs, concentrated in Victoria where 80 per cent of new jobs were created, but more than 2.2 million Australians are still looking for work or more hours as the patchy recovery continues.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST