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A high unemployment rate isn't just bad for individuals without a job, and the costs aren't just financial.

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The new system will direct money to employers who actually create jobs.

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Exploitation and underpayment is rife in fruit picking. The Coronavirus Supplement appears not to have dented the will to work.

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New analysis shows there is considerable scope to increase JobSeeker payments before they might hinder people's motivation to find paid work.

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Australia has tried it before, in the 1990s. The proportion of participants eventually getting unsubsidised jobs was low.

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Reskilling the workforce for the future labour market could be one solution to the current job crisis, say UNSW Business school experts.

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We're facing a global economic problem that no one really understands or knows how to fix.

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Pushing up interest rates due to current Australia unemployment figures and historical economic theories may de dangerous.

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Persistently low inflation puts the Reserve Bank in a difficult position where the right thing to do might be doing nothing at all, writes Richard Holden.

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A big increase in employment but the unemployment is flat. Addressing this will be a challenge as all our options have downsides.

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