Remote communities to work for dole- if they can get a job first

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Twelve months working for the dole. That’s the new reality faced by job seekers who live in remote and regional Australian communities. Unemployed people will who will have to work 25 hours a week for twelve months to receive the Newstart allowance. The Federal government says this will create real pathways to employment. But the opposition says it is both discriminatory and ineffective.

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