Cash: “The sooner we reopen the borders the better.”
The national unemployment rate has risen significantly to 7.1 per cent.
Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show more than 227,000 jobs were lost last month alone.
WA’s unemployment rate also rose sharply up two per cent to 8.1, the highest rate in the country.
Oliver Peterson spoke with Federal Employment Minister Michaelia Cash and CCI WA’s chief economist Aaron Morey.
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