A quick refresher course in how to create jobs

Joe Branigan for blogBy Joe Branigan

Some of Australia’s best public policy minds meet in Brisbane today for the Queensland Jobs Growth Summit.

The summit comes at a time when Queensland’s and Australia’s unemployment rates seem stuck at around 6%, about 2% above the lows achieved by the end of phase 1 of the decade-long mining boom (2003-2012), just before the GFC slowdown and the introduction of theFair Work Act in 2009.

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This opinion piece was originally published by Queensland Economy Watch, on 26 April 2016.

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