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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW ABC 24 AFTERNOON BRIEFING THURSDAY, 15 OCTOBER 2020

October 15, 2020

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Lock down; Tax Cuts.

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106 JOBSEEKERS FOR EVERY ENTRY LEVEL JOB

October 14, 2020

Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot throws a dark shadow on the employment prospects for jobseekers, particularly with the Government’s underwhelming response to the Morrison Recession.

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RESTART PROGRAM FAILS TO HELP OLDER AUSTRALIANS INTO WORK

October 14, 2020

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SCOTT MORRISON’S ALMIGHTY R&D BACKFLIP

October 09, 2020

The Morrison Government performed an almighty backflip on the Research and Development Tax Incentive (RDTI) in Tuesday’s Budget, which is an inadequate response to the critical need for increased R&D capacity in the depths of the Morrison Recession.

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JOBS’ CRISIS CONTINUES WITH 440,000 PAYROLL JOBS LOST

October 08, 2020

New ABS figures out today highlight the continuing effect of the Morrison Recession on Australian jobs, with 440,000 payroll jobs lost since the virus outbreak.

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TRAINS FOR AUSTRALIANS, BUILT BY AUSTRALIANS

October 08, 2020

An Albanese Labor Government will ensure federal funding spent on rail projects boosts local jobs and industry by creating a National Rail Manufacturing Plan.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST