Unemployment figures spell bad news for the economy

New figures released this week show an increase in Australia’s unemployment rate to its highest level in almost two and a half years. September’s increase to 5.4% from August’s 5.1% was higher than expected. However, in Queensland a figure of 6.4% is the highest unemployment rate of all the mainland states.

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