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Social Action and Research Centre, Anglicare Tasmania

BREAKING NEWS: Entry-level jobs are drying up across Australia.

Our latest report shows that the jobs boom is leaving behind the people who need work the most. We must fix our broken employment system - and get back to the idea of job creation #AntiPovertyWeek #JobSnapshot2018
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