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What jobs survive a recession?

What jobs survive a recession? Here are the industries that are supposedly safe during an economic downturn.

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Scale of jobs collapse revealed as calls for more stimulus ramp up in US

The ABS has revealed 2.7 million Australians have had their jobs affected by the pandemic, with 900,000 losing their jobs completely and 1.8 million losing hours or being stood down. Meanwhile, in the US, the economic debate is increasingly centred around the need for more stimulus.

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Work-from-home jobs: which industries are hiring?

Are jobs that can be performed at home the safest industries right now? We share what industries are still hiring, as well as the industries that have been worst affected by COVID-19.

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Unemployment set to double

New Treasury figures forecast that the unemployment rate will double from 5.1% to 10% and new cases of coronavirus dipped below 50 over the bank holiday weekend. George Pell is being investigated over new child abuse allegations and NSW will now test anyone with even mild flu-like symptoms in either at-risk areas or sites with unexplained transmissions.

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The jobs scheme with five-star revenue and two-star performance

Inq investigates how disability employment service providers are able to game the system and rake in government benefits while failing the people they are supposed to be helping.

Government jobs scheme ‘savaged’

Good morning, early birds. The government’s $220 million regional jobs scheme is under fire for skewed funding decisions, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pitching his drought preparedness plan. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Will the Western Sydney Aerotropolis really create jobs?

The NSW government’s planned Aerotropolis is spinning to residents of western Sydney. It's more about useful politics than plausible policy.

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Unemployment up, but Reserve Bank might still be reluctant to act

Unemployment has officially risen, meaning the Reserve Bank should cut interest rates. But the jobs market is actually still performing well.

Hugh Bedford, an anti poverty activist from the Anti-Poverty Network SA, prepares to hand out flyers in the centre of Salisbury. (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

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.

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Bringing interviews in for questioning

Welcome to For Your Information, where Helen Razer explains a topic of global, local or, occasionally, no significance. Today, Helen asks some tough questions of job interviews.