The Grattan Institute says cuts to the JobSeeker payment next month could increase unemployment by up to 40,000 people. (ABC News: Chris Taylor)
Cuts to the JobSeeker COVID-19 supplement could cost 40,000 jobs, says Grattan Institute
News article by the ABC
Up to 40,000 Australians could lose their jobs after the federal government cuts the JobSeeker payment from April, according to new analysis from the Grattan Institute.
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While the gender pay gap narrowed slightly last year, full-time men still earn $242 a week more than full-time women. (ABC News: John Gunn)
Gender pay gap shrinks during COVID recovery as low-paid men regain employment
News article by the ABC
The latest official figures show the gender pay gap is narrowing, but full-time men are still hundreds of dollars a week better-off than their female counterparts.
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The Australian dollar is moving higher for several different reasons, but one of those reasons is also tied to how much you'll be paying on your monthly mortgage repayments. (ABC News: Gian De Poloni)
Why the Australian dollar is rising — and what that’s got to do with your mortgage repayments
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The Australian dollar is moving higher for several reasons, and one of those reasons is also tied to how much you'll be paying on your monthly mortgage repayments — potentially as soon as later this year, writes David Taylor.
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Kim Kardashian and Urban Outfitters helped Afterpay leap into the US millennial market

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The Grattan Institute says cuts to the JobSeeker payment next month could increase unemployment by up to 40,000 people. (ABC News: Chris Taylor)

Cuts to the JobSeeker COVID-19 supplement could cost 40,000 jobs, says Grattan Institute

News article by the ABC
Up to 40,000 Australians could lose their jobs after the federal government cuts the JobSeeker payment from April, according to ...

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While the gender pay gap narrowed slightly last year, full-time men still earn $242 a week more than full-time women. (ABC News: John Gunn)

Gender pay gap shrinks during COVID recovery as low-paid men regain employment

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The latest official figures show the gender pay gap is narrowing, but full-time men are still hundreds of dollars a week better ...

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Continued international border closures and periodic state border closures have crushed the airline's earnings. (ABC News: Brendan Esposito)

Qantas posts $1 billion six-month loss, pushes international travel expectations back to October

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Qantas posts a $1.08 billion half-year loss, following a dramatic $6.9 billion plunge in revenue due to continued travel restri ...

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Economics professor Ross Garnaut says Australia's policymakers have failed hundreds of thousands of potential workers in recent years. (ABC News: Chris Gillette)

Economics Professor Ross Garnaut says Australia should not be willing to keep hundreds of thousands of people unemployed

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Professor Ross Garnaut criticises Australia’s policymakers for allowing hundreds of thousands of people to remain unemplo ...

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