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Jobseeker ends in September

New data has shown that employers are struggling to recruit workers as people are relying on Jobseeker payments

The COVID support payments are believed to be the reason why many on the payment are not actively seeking work and are waiting until it ends in september to do something about their unemployed status.

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This comes as a Grattan Institute report states 9.2 per cent of jobs disappeared in Wannon between March 14 and May 30 this year, higher than any other electorate in regional Victoria.

Jenny Lambert from the Australian chamber of commerce and industry says some employers are saying its hard to get people off jobseeker.

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