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ACOSS Policy Webinar Series: Reducing long-term unemployment

For years, Australian governments have under-invested in impactful employment services, and instead have over-invested in compliance systems and penalties affecting people on unemployment payments. We know recessions cast long shadows, and it will be hard to reduce unemployment much further when over 800,000 people (three quarters of those on unemployment payments) are unemployed long-term*. Once […]

For years, Australian governments have under-invested in impactful employment services, and instead have over-invested in compliance systems and penalties affecting people on unemployment payments. We know recessions cast long shadows, and it will be hard to reduce unemployment much further when over 800,000 people (three quarters of those on unemployment payments) are unemployed long-term*. Once […]

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