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Labor welcomes unemployment figures.



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Media Release Jenny MacklinMP

Deputy Leader of the Opposition Shadow Minister for Employment, Education & Training Federal Member for Jagajaga

LABOR WELCOMES UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

Labor welcomes the drop in unemployment announced today.

It is disappointing that the drop does not extend to youth unemployment, which has increased to 22.6 per cent.

The challenge for the Howard Government is to sustain the current trend and ensure that fewer Australians, especially young people, are out of work.

More info: Shannon Rees 02 6277 4045; 0438 950375 11 September 2003