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NEWS RELEASEliillllll llllllllillllllllllli ' / ’ it' !Federal Minister for Employment and Industrial RelationsRalph Willis MR 30 May 1984 GRANT FOR LABOUR MARKET RESEARCH 1 2 4 / 8 4 The F e d e r a l M i n i s t e r f o r E m p l o y m e n t and I n d u s t r i a l R e l a t i o n s , Mr R a l p h W i l l i s , t o d a y a n n o u n c e d a $ 7 5 0 0 g r a n t f o r r e s e a r c h i n t o t h e l a b o u r m a r k e t e x p e r i e n c e s o f r e d u n d a n t w o r k e r s . The p r o j e c t - w h i c h i s b e i n g l e d by Dr A H o p k i n s o f t h e A u s t r a l i a n N a t i o n a l U n i v e r s i t y - w i l l a n a l y s e t h e l a b o u r m a r k e t e x p e r i e n c e s o f a g r o u p o f b l u e - c o l l a r w o r k e r s who w e r e made r e d u n d a n t by t h e c l o s u r e o f a f a c t o r y i n S y d n e y ' s w e s t e r n s u b u r b s l a s t y e a r . Mr W i l l i s s a i d t h e g r a n t w o u l d be p r o v i d e d u n d e r a r e s e a r c h p r o g r a m s p o n s o r e d by t h e B u r e a u o f L a b o u r M a r k e t R e s e a r c h . T o d a y ' s g r a n t was i n a d d i t i o n t o 15 p r o j e c t s f u n d e d e a r l i e r i n 1 9 8 3 - 8 4 . I t b r i n g s t h e l e v e l o f f u n d i n g u n d e r t h e BLMR' s r e s e a r c h p r o g r a m t o $ 1 2 7 , 0 0 0 t h i s f i n a n c i a l y e a r . CANBERRA Me d i a C o n t a c t : DEI R, P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s ( C a n b e r r a ) ( B i l l K e l l y ) 062 - 43 7426 062 - 47 8 996 a f t e r h o u r sParliament House, Canberra A.C.T. 26001-2-466 March 83Telephone (062) 73 2136 Telex: 62286