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JOB LOSSES DEVASTATING YOUNG AUSTRALIANS

June 18, 2020

Today’s May labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) paint a devastating picture of the unemployment crisis facing young Australians.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW ABC AFTERNOON BRIEFING THURSDAY, 18 JUNE 2020

June 18, 2020

SUBJECTS: Unemployment; Victorian Labor.

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750,000 PAYROLL JOBS LOST SINCE VIRUS OUTBREAK

June 16, 2020

New ABS data today confirms that around 750,000 payroll jobs have been lost since the outbreak of Coronavirus.

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AUSTRALIAN WOMEN FACING COVID CRUNCH UNDER LIBERALS

June 16, 2020

Alarming new figures from the ABS show Australian women are falling further behind under the Morrison Government with payroll job losses from COVID-19 far surpassing men.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW CANBERRA THURSDAY, 11 JUNE 2020

June 11, 2020

SUBJECTS: SME Export Hub Grants; BLM Protests.

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MINISTER REFUSES TO EXPLAIN EXPORTS RORT

June 11, 2020

In response to my question in Question Time today, the Prime Minister and Minister for Industry failed to adequately explain why the first round of grants to SME Export Hubs were so heavily skewed to Government electorates.

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