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The Australian Government’s approach to unemployment

I’m interested in creating employment for long term unemployed people, those people who have been unable to secure or retain paid employment even after completing training/work for the dole schemes. Over the years of running social enterprises I have seen … Continue reading

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Youth unemployment on the rise – social procurement can help

A report by the Brotherhood of St Laurence has found a double whammy in youth unemployment. The rate has risen to 12.5 per cent, more than double the overall unemployment figure and it’s rising rapidly. In Cairns it’s up 88 … Continue reading

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