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As the wave of unemployment begins to flatten in the US, the virus surges

America faces a grim winter with millions still unemployed as a third wave of the virus mounts.

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Many countries have avoided mass job losses, but not Australia. Why?

Despite massive lockdowns, many countries have seen a rise in jobs numbers during the pandemic. What's going wrong in Australia?

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

R.I.P. inflation. Now onto more important things, like jobs

With inflation out for the count, the RBA can fulfil its goal of focusing on full employment.

Women’s Safety NSW CEO Hayley Foster (Image: Women’s Safety)

‘Paltry, tokenistic’: women left behind in the budget

The government's spending on women amounts to a tiny fraction of the 2020 budget. It's not enough.

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JobMaker or JobFaker? Government plan will support — not create — jobs

It’s an expensive program that would never withstand scrutiny in normal times — but these are not normal times.

Assistant Governor of the Australian Reserve Bank Luci Ellis (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The small but terrifying numerical gap that may doom us to austerity

If, as the government says. wages won't grow until unemployment is down to 5%, this is not the time to pull the plug on subsidies.

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2020 federal budget by the numbers

The federal budget reveals a current year deficit of $213.7 billion, down $29.2 billion from the July update.

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Business gets a (very) mini boost to hire young workers and apprentices

The government has introduced a suite of wage subsidies to get young people into jobs, but eligibility is on a tight leash.

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Spend, spend, spend — Frydenberg’s road to recovery relies on the Great Australian Binge

The government is relying on middle- and high-income earners and business to spend up big for the economy

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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.

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