On Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Insiders, Shane Wright gave a great summary of recent e61 research on JobSeeker. This research (“Income Support Gaps: When JobSeekers don’t seek Jobs”) shows that most people receiving JobSeeker are not unemployed, and most unemployed workers do not receive JobSeeker. These gaps in the system suggest that real reform requires a JobSeeker program that better smooths transitions between jobs and provides enough support for people on the fringes of the labour market.
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