Workforce Australia and mutual obligations in the jobseeker market are not new, but they are wrong

By Zoë Wundenberg
Updated July 5 2022 - 7:23am, first published 7:22am
Many more people found themselves in the unemployment line during COVID. Picture: Karleen Minney

As I write this, I'm very much aware that Monday was the first operational day of Workforce Australia. The irony is also not lost on me that on the day our friends in the US celebrate "Independence Day" so many in Australia are thinking of Monday as "Dependence Day" and worrying about how this change to the system they are dependent on will affect their lives.



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