WA’s jobless rate now highest in the country after jumping to 8.1%
The national unemployment rate has risen significantly – to seven-point-one percent.
Figures from the Bureau of Statistics show more than 227,000 jobs were lost last month alone.
WA’s unemployment rate also rose sharply – up two percent to 8.1 percent – the highest rate in the country.
Gary Adshead on Mornings says it’s time to get things moving again in WA.
Listen to his analysis here: