A high unemployment rate isn't just bad for individuals without a job, and the costs aren't just financial.
The new system will direct money to employers who actually create jobs.
Exploitation and underpayment is rife in fruit picking. The Coronavirus Supplement appears not to have dented the will to work.
New analysis shows there is considerable scope to increase JobSeeker payments before they might hinder people's motivation to find paid work.
Australia has tried it before, in the 1990s. The proportion of participants eventually getting unsubsidised jobs was low.
Reskilling the workforce for the future labour market could be one solution to the current job crisis, say UNSW Business school experts.
We're facing a global economic problem that no one really understands or knows how to fix.
Pushing up interest rates due to current Australia unemployment figures and historical economic theories may de dangerous.
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.
A big increase in employment but the unemployment is flat. Addressing this will be a challenge as all our options have downsides.