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WA’s jobless rate now highest in the country after jumping to 8.1%

The national unemployment rate has risen significantly – to seven-point-one percent.

Figures from the Bureau of Statistics show more than 227,000 jobs were lost last month alone.

WA’s unemployment rate also rose sharply – up two percent to 8.1 percent – the highest rate in the country.

Gary Adshead on Mornings says it’s time to get things moving again in WA.

Listen to his analysis here: 

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