Again, the nation’s poor, the “dole bludgers” have been outed, this time by the Prime Minister. The problem is that they’re actually not the problem.
The AUWU’s Jeremy Poxon: “They try and paint a picture that they’re creating a lot of jobs, when it’s just not true”
Jeremy Poxon of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union (AUWU) talks about the basic truth that powers unemployment in this country.
Despite the official line, Australians are not ‘job snobs’. In fact, research illustrates that the fabled dole bludger does not exist.
In order to combat youth unemployment, the Government has recently rolled out its PaTH program. A scheme which raises more questions than it answers.
Last week something important was achieved by the Government, but it passed without discussion. It’s not that I blame the left, maybe they’re just hard-wired to pick fault.