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A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

A year of insult and injury for job seekers and the unemployed

This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.

Twiggy stands by indigenous jobs plan, but exact numbers murky

Twiggy stands by indigenous jobs plan, but exact numbers murky

Employers have pledged more than 64,000 jobs for indigenous Australians, but finding out whether those pledges have been followed through proves tricky.

Twiggy v Gillard on Aboriginal jobs: who’s really delivering?

Twiggy v Gillard on Aboriginal jobs: who’s really delivering?

Andrew Forrest signalled another war of words with the Gillard government over his plan for indigenous jobs. So who has the figures right? Kirrily Jordan from ANU's Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research explains.