Federal Labor demanding Coalition support for youth unemployment

Federal Labor is slamming the Government for not supporting young people’s need to find work, as today’s youth unemployment rate reaches 12 per cent, more than double the national average and has seen an increase of 0.8 percent since June last year. The youth underemployment rate also remains high at 17.5 as it faced a…

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Australia’s unemployment remains at 5.2 per cent

Australia’s unemployment has remained steady for the month, with a fewer-than-expected increase in jobs around the country, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) jobs figures have revealed. The jobless rate remained at 5.2 per cent for the month, with an increase of 500 jobs for the month. However, the increase of jobs was overshadowed by the…

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ABC calls on Dutton to stop investigations into its journalists

The ABC has appealed to Peter Dutton to stop police investigations into two of its journalists. ABC managing director David Anderson indicated that contact had been made to the Home Affairs minister to drop investigations into reporters Dan Oakes and Sam Clarke. In an email to staff, he said that the ABC had requested that…

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Wyatt promises indigenous constitutional recognition referendum within three years

A referendum for constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians will be introduced within the next three years, the federal government has revealed. Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt stated that “the Morrison Government is committed” to constitutional change, aiming to bring it into effect during the current term of Parliament In a address at the National Press…

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