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Unemployment: what you need to know

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated April 22 2020 - 4:37am, first published 2:30am
Centrelink offices have been inundated with people attempting to register for JobSeeker allowance. Picture Dion Georgopoulos

There is no doubt that the rate of unemployment is going to rise over the coming months. You can't shut down sections of the economy without the workers in them losing their jobs.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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