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Friday, 28 November 1986
Page: 4038

(Question No. 4751)

Mr Connolly asked the Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, upon notice, on 10 October 1986:

How many unemployed persons have been absorbed by the public sector under the Government's job creation program.

Mr Willis —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

For the purpose of answering this question the public sector has been defined as Commonwealth, State and local government sponsors. Public sector placements of unemployed persons in jobs created under the Community Employment Program from its inception on 1 August 1983 to 29 October 1986 total 93,111.