Another 1000 Victorians became unemployed under the Liberals last month, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal.
Victoria’s unemployment rate remained at 6.8 per cent – 0.6 per cent above the national average and 1.9 per cent above the rate the Liberals inherited.
Under Denis Napthine and the Liberals, 65,300 more Victorians have become unemployed.
Quotes attributable to Mr Pallas
“Under the Liberals, Victoria is in a jobs crisis, TAFEs are closing down and Denis Napthine is doing nothing.”
“If you’re worried about losing your job, under Denis Napthine and the Liberals, you’re on your own.”
“Only Labor has a plan to create 100,000 full time jobs over two years, and invest in the industries of the future.”
Victoria’s unemployment rate has been higher than the national rate every month since June 2013.
Of the jobs created since December 2010, less than one in five are full time.
Twice as many Victorians became unemployed as found a job during October.