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$7.5b Welfare Loophole to Close

Some Australians on the dole are rejecting jobs because they don’t want to work more than three hours a week or their shift falls on a ‘golf day’.

The Federal Government wants to close a loophole that lets dole recipients knock-back jobs without losing their welfare payments. 

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash says it’s not good enough.

She spoke with Adam Shand. 

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