A secret review into refugee employment reportedly urges the prime minister to adopt a new narrative.
When Wayne Swan had to choose between pride and supporting the economy, he opted for the latter. Now Josh Frydenberg faces a similar choice.
Being on Newstart doesn't just mean poverty. It can also mean losing the opportunities to ever escape it.
Can we really say Australia has "good" unemployment rate when 21% of Indigenous Australians can't find jobs?
The labour market is finally starting to catch up with the slowing growth of the broader economy. How can we speed it up again?
Crikey readers discuss the NSW-federal Liberal split, mistreatment of job-seekers and the SA Marshall government.
This year was an annus horribilis for the poor — but the tireless campaigning of low-income advocates offers some hope for the future.
The government can shout about strong jobs growth, but it completely ignores that underemployment among women has remained high for decades.