Not looking for work

andrew-baker At present there are around 760,000 people on unemployment benefits like Newstart Allowance (NSA) and Youth Allowance (other); but only 400,000 are classified as 'jobseekers', which means they have to look for work as a condition of receiving benefits.

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Activating Jobseekers: How Australia Does it

Andrew Baker is a Research Fellow at The Centre for Independent Studies and author of Not Looking for Work: the Rise of Non-Jobseekers on Unemployment Benefits, released this week.