JobSeeker Payment: Understanding economic and policy trends affecting Commonwealth expenditure

Report no. 03/2020

This report examines historical trends in JobSeeker payment expenditure and recipient demographics, the drivers of these trends, and the implications for Commonwealth Government expenditure on the JobSeeker payment over the medium term.

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