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Just how many Australians are unemployed?

We might have to wait a little bit longer for a definitive number on unemployment.

RBA governor Philip Lowe and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/David Geraghty)

Is the economy already getting better? Let’s look at the data

Yes, it's still a recession. But the latest figures are surprisingly hopeful.

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How many people are unemployed in Australia?

How many people are unemployed in Australia? Here are the latest facts and forecasts.

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Can employment agencies actually help you find a job right now?

It has been reported employment agencies across Australia will receive millions of new jobseekers, as COVID-19 pushes thousands of Australians out of work and onto their books.

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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.

Remember ‘Jobs and Growth’? Neither does our workforce

With the rest of the developed world experiencing an economic boom, Alan Austin breaks down Australia's employment figures to show that Australia is actually worse off than it was four years ago.

The ABS has admitted there is a flaw with the way its jobs numbers are compiled, and the numbers might not mean what you think they mean.

Why you should be worried about fishy WA unemployment numbers

The ABS has admitted there is a flaw with the way its jobs numbers are compiled, and the numbers might not mean what you think they mean.

Do we still need that rate cut? And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: jobs galore … Greece feeling poor … Fortescue’s ore …

Do we still need that rate cut? And other business tidbits of the day.

Tony Abbott is right to say the government is creating 4000 jobs a week. But are they real jobs, and are they in the areas Australia needs?

Where are all these jobs Abbott is supposedly creating?

Tony Abbott is right to say the government is creating 4000 jobs a week. But are they real jobs, and are they in the areas Australia needs?

The unemployment rate is slightly up, and that puts doubt on predictions of a rate cut.

Shush, gloomsters, our jobs figures are better than you think

The unemployment rate is slightly up, and that puts doubt on predictions of a rate cut.

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