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JOBS RECOVERY TO TAKE SIX YEARS: DELOITTE

May 20, 2020

Deloitte Access Economics’ latest report highlights the dangers of Scott Morrison’s “snap back” strategy, making it clear that Australia’s economic recovery will be long, patchy, and uneven.

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730,000 PAYROLL JOBS LOST SINCE VIRUS OUTBREAK

May 19, 2020

New ABS data today confirms that around 730,000 payroll jobs have been lost since the outbreak of Coronavirus, including further job losses over the past two weeks.

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WORST JOBS FIGURES ON RECORD

May 14, 2020

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) paint a terrible picture for Australians, with massive job losses and underemployment.

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STAGNANT WAGES GROWTH SLOWING FURTHER BEFORE CORONAVIRUS

May 13, 2020

New ABS data released today confirms that already-stagnant wages growth slowed to a two-year low, even before the worst of the virus outbreak and before the large-scale lockdowns began.

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PRIME MINISTER AND TREASURER AT ODDS OVER “SNAP BACK”

May 12, 2020

Today in Question Time, Scott Morrison claimed he didn’t say the economy would “snap back” after the crisis. Josh Frydenberg says he did.

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DELOITTE WARNS AGAINST ‘SNAP BACK’

May 11, 2020

Deloitte Access Economics’ latest Budget Monitor contains a sobering assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the Australian economy and budget, with unemployment forecast to remain above pre-crisis levels for years to come.

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