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How can more people be on unemployment benefits than before COVID, with fewer unemployed Australians? Here’s how

How can more people be on unemployment benefits than before COVID, with fewer unemployed Australians? Here’s how

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. So low is Australia’s unemployment rate, the official count says there are now just 580,300 people unemployed – the least since 2009, when Australia’s population was one-sixth smaller than it is today. Compared to just before the start…

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