Unemployment hits record low, but less people looking for work
While the unemployment figure dropped to 3.9 per cent, only 4,000 new jobs were created and 7,000 people gave up...READ MORE
It’s an indication of how politically difficult the terrain is for the Coalition that Scott Morrison has faced a hard time defending the decision to drop a planned tax hike.
Morrison explains abandoning the rise in the Medicare levy – which he insisted only a year ago was vital to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme - by saying revenue is much better.
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