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The Albanese government blew its shot at setting a historic new unemployment target

  • Written by Peter Martin, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
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Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the federal government’s employment white paper is “ambitious”. I’m not convinced.

A clearly ambitious statement would have specified a target for unemployment, ideally one that was a bit of a stretch.

The Keating Labor government’s Working Nation statement did that in 1994....


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