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Unemployment

Job Figures Savage, but Room for Measured Optimism

The ABS Job figures released today reflect the pain Tasmanians are feeling as a result of the pandemic shutdown.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 May 2020

Real Youth Survival Report Demands Tripartisan Push to Raise Newstart and Youth Allowance

Young Tasmanians need a unity ticket across parties to get the Morrison Government to hear the case for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2019

Liberal Government Plan to Deliver Jobs Failing

In the past 11 months, according to the ABS 5 200 jobs have been lost, and youth unemployment is soaring.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2016

Liberals Still in Denial on Jobs

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2016

Jobs' Crisis Demands Honesty and Action

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2016

Jobs' Growth Continues to Decline

The Liberals promised Tasmanians looking for work the world when they came to office. Sadly, what we have seen could not be further from the truth.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Aug 2016

NAB Report Makes Sobering Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Jul 2016

Declining Employment Trend Ignored by Liberals

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jul 2016

Jobs Data Points to Need for Dedicated Employment Minister

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2016

Liberals Need to Take Action to Combat Downturn in Jobs Growth

Strong Job Growth in Tasmania began in November 2013 under the Labor/Green Government and declined immediately after the Liberals took office.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Jobs Data Points to Worrying Trend Under the Liberals

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Mar 2016