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WA Today
Here's the truth of the matter about unemploymentSo, the Australian Bureau of Statistics told us this week, the rate of unemploy
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
So, the Australian Bureau of Statistics told us this week, the rate of unemployment fell a tick to 5.6 per cent in July. Trouble is, most people know the official unemployment rate understates the extent of the problem. What many people don't know,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Here's the truth of the matter about unemploymentSo, the Australian Bureau of Statistics told us this week, the rate of unemploy
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
So, the Australian Bureau of Statistics told us this week, the rate of unemployment fell a tick to 5.6 per cent in July. Trouble is, most people know the official unemployment rate understates the extent of the problem. What many people don't know,... Read more
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News.com.au
New breed of shirking-class mandecades. About 21 per cent of men aged 20 to 54 are not working, compared to j
News.com.au / Posted 12 hours ago
decades. About 21 per cent of men aged 20 to 54 are not working, compared to just 4 per cent in the 1950s, the analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics figures concludes. “There is little evidence that falling male work rates are caused by... Read more
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Perth Now
New breed of shirking-class mandecades. About 21 per cent of men aged 20 to 54 are not working, compared to j
Perth Now / Posted 12 hours ago
decades. About 21 per cent of men aged 20 to 54 are not working, compared to just 4 per cent in the 1950s, the analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics figures concludes. “There is little evidence that falling male work rates are caused by... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 16 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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The Young Witness
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
The Young Witness / Posted 16 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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Western Advocate
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Western Advocate / Posted 16 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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Manning River Times
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Manning River Times / Posted 16 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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The North West Star
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
The North West Star / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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17h
Daily Liberal
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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The Border Mail
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote:Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
The Border Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote:Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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The Courier
Govt abusing taxpayers' funds to pay for postal vote: ex-Finance bossin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
The Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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17h
Sydney Morning Herald
Gay marriage vote an abuse of emergency fundsin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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The Age
Gay marriage vote an abuse of emergency fundsin the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutio
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
in the High Court to the spending, insists it is on solid legal and constitutional grounds in giving the money to the Australian Bureau of Statistics to conduct the survey. Mr Keating, who led the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet... Read more
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18h
Daily Liberal
Marriage on our minds | GraphicMarriage Law Postal Survey has got Dubbo residents as excited as brides walking
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 hours ago
Marriage Law Postal Survey has got Dubbo residents as excited as brides walking down the aisle. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: The Australian Bureau of Statistics plans to start mailing Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey forms to eligible Australians on... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
D-day looming for Holden staff at SA plantcited the drop in unemployment in South Australia as further evidence of growin
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 19 hours ago
cited the drop in unemployment in South Australia as further evidence of growing job opportunities across the state. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released on Thursday put SA's jobless rate down 0.4 percentage points to 6.2 per cent... Read more
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Motley Fool
How to profit from the tourism boom on the ASXOn Tuesday the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its tourism figures for
Motley Fool / Posted 22 hours ago
On Tuesday the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its tourism figures for the month of June. According to the release, Australia welcomed 733,100 short term visitors during the month, an increase of 6.3% on the prior corresponding... Read more
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Daily Liberal
You have seven days left to register to vote – do it nowhave until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 1
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
have until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 15. Who will oversee the postal survey? The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be responsible for polling the country on whether the law should be changed to allow... Read more
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The North West Star
News headlines | Thursday, August 18, 2016about the failed census night. Photo: Daniel Munoz ►More than half of Australi
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
about the failed census night. Photo: Daniel Munoz ►More than half of Australian households have completed the census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed, more than a week after the nationwide survey was launched and then shut down... Read more
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Perth Now
What are the chances of a ‘plebiscite fail’?THE $122 million postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage will not be another “Ce
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
THE $122 million postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage will not be another “Census fail”, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has promised. The ABS, which faced criticism over its running of the 2016 Census, has been appointed by the Government to... Read more
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News.com.au
What are the chances of a ‘plebiscite fail’?Picture: AAP/Mick Tsikas THE $122 million postal plebiscite on same-sex marria
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Picture: AAP/Mick Tsikas THE $122 million postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage will not be another “Census fail”, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has promised. The ABS, which faced criticism over its running of the 2016 Census, has been... Read more
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The Young Witness
You have seven days left to register to vote – do it nowhave until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 1
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
have until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 15. Who will oversee the postal survey? The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be responsible for polling the country on whether the law should be changed to allow... Read more
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Western Advocate
You have seven days left to register to vote – do it nowhave until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 1
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
have until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 15. Who will oversee the postal survey? The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be responsible for polling the country on whether the law should be changed to allow... Read more
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The North West Star
You have seven days left to register to vote – do it nowhave until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 1
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
have until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 15. Who will oversee the postal survey? The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be responsible for polling the country on whether the law should be changed to allow... Read more
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Canberra Times
'No guarantee against theft': Shortcomings of postal survey revealed as ABS fronts inquirypostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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The Courier
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
The Courier / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Glitter won't necessarily cancel vote: ABSSame-sex marriage survey forms decorated with glitter won't be actively encoura
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
Same-sex marriage survey forms decorated with glitter won't be actively encouraged, but could still be processed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said. ABS deputy statistician Jonathan Palmer, who is in charge of the $122 million poll, told a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Marriage poll battle continuesdistribute any forms for the $122 million survey until the case is finalised.
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
distribute any forms for the $122 million survey until the case is finalised. Gay rights campaigners question the legal validity of the postal plebiscite and its cost, as well as the proposed role of the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the ball... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Millions spent on survey before case heardhad been formed to design the survey. The inquiry heard that by September 12 -
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
had been formed to design the survey. The inquiry heard that by September 12 - the date promised to the court by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to hold off on sending out the survey forms - it would have spent $6 million on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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The Young Witness
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Western Advocate
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Manning River Times
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Millions spent on survey before case heardhad been formed to design the survey. The inquiry heard that by September 12 -
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
had been formed to design the survey. The inquiry heard that by September 12 - the date promised to the court by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to hold off on sending out the survey forms - it would have spent $6 million on... Read more
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The North West Star
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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The Border Mail
Theft, fraud and glitter: shortcomings of postal survey revealed by ABSpostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
You have seven days left to register to vote – do it nowhave until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 1
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
have until November 7 to post it back. A result would be returned by November 15. Who will oversee the postal survey? The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be responsible for polling the country on whether the law should be changed to allow... Read more
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The Courier
Seven days left to enrol for major voteCommission. Hepburn Shire residents have just seven more days to enrol for the
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Commission. Hepburn Shire residents have just seven more days to enrol for the same sex marriage vote in September. An Australian Bureau of Statistics postal survey will then be completed next month. They must be an Australian citizen, 18... Read more
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The Age
'No guarantee against theft': Shortcomings of postal survey revealed as ABS fronts inquirypostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
The Age / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'No guarantee against theft': Shortcomings of postal survey revealed as ABS fronts inquirypostal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
postal survey will be vulnerable to fraud and need to include a "voice" option for people who can't be reached by mail, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has indicated. Several shortcomings of the $122 million non-compulsory, non-binding opinion... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
AEC Reminds Millennials That Pro-Gay-Marriage Facebook Filters Do Not Count As VotesAs of September this month, The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be conduct
The Betoota Advocate / Posted yesterday
As of September this month, The Australian Bureau of Statistics will be conducting the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey – a non-binding, very expensive process aimed at capturing a sample of opinions, when it comes to changing the Marriage Act... Read more
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Reuters
Australia's jobless rate slips in July but full-time work faltersunemployment rate slipped to 5.6 percent from an upwardly revised 5.7 percent i
Reuters / Posted yesterday
unemployment rate slipped to 5.6 percent from an upwardly revised 5.7 percent in June as 27,900 new jobs were added, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. But the gain was led solely by a jump of 48,200 in part-time work.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABS confirms 'paperless vote' for same-sex marriage postal surveyor travelling overseas will be offered a "paperless vote" on same-sex marriage
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
or travelling overseas will be offered a "paperless vote" on same-sex marriage rather than a postal vote. Key points: The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has responded to concerns many Australians may not receive a ballot in the mail before... Read more
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