Australian employment figures

She is the Jobs Minister in a government hammering a message of “jobs, jobs, jobs”.

But despite the nation’s record employment growth, Senator Michaelia Cash, one of the government’s best-known ministers, has an aversion to fronting the media, an analysis of her public appearances reveals.

A review of 10 cabinet ministers over the past year suggests that, as she has lurched from scandal to scandal, Cash has foregone the opportunity to sell the government’s jobs message.