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ALMOST ONE MILLION JOBLESS AS UNEMPLOYMENT RISES FURTHER

November 19, 2020

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JOBS CRISIS WORSENS FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS

November 19, 2020

Today’s October ABS Labour Force Figures show the youth unemployment rate is now at 15.6 per cent, with 337,200 young people without work.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW ABC NEWS AFTERNOON BRIEFING THURSDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2020

November 19, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS labour force figures; Staffing of hotel quarantine.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW MELBOURNE THURSDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2020

November 19, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force figures; South Australian Coronavirus outbreak.

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RECORD LOW WAGES GROWTH WORSENS UNDER LIBERALS

November 18, 2020

New ABS data released today has revealed that annual wages growth has reached new record lows, following years of wage stagnation under the Liberals.

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330,000 JOBS LOST SINCE VIRUS OUTBREAK

November 17, 2020

The latest ABS figures released today confirm that hundreds of thousands of jobs have been lost since the virus outbreak.

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