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WELCOME RELIEF FOR BORROWERS AND SMALL BUSINESS

March 20, 2020

Labor welcomes today’s announcement by Australian banks that they will provide much needed relief for borrowers and small business during this challenging time.

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UNDEREMPLOYMENT HITS RECORD HIGH (2)

March 19, 2020

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) are sobering, but just the beginning of what Australians are set to face.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW MELBOURNE

March 19, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Qantas; Tasmania in lockdown.

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YOUNG AUSTRALIANS FACING AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE

March 19, 2020

Today’s February labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show there are already far too many young Australians without work, and unfortunately these numbers are likely to grow.

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SMALL BUSINESSES AND SOLE TRADERS SERIOUSLY CONCERNED THAT STIMULUS PACKAGE FALLS SHORT

March 18, 2020

Many small businesses and sole traders have raised concerns with Federal Labor that they are not receiving any or sufficient government support, yet are already being seriously impacted by COVID 19.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC NORTH AND WEST SA DRIVE WITH NARELLE GRAHAM

March 13, 2020

SUBJECTS: Support for small businesses affected by bushfires.

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