Australia’s unemployment rate has improved, according to the latest Treasury data.
It had dropped to a massive 14.9 percent in April, with around 1.3 million Aussies losing their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis.
As of July, the national unemployment rate now sits at 9.9 percent, with many able to regain work during.
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Queensland has been one of the slowest states to recover due to the border closures, still sitting at 11.4 percent unemployment after July.
That’s better than our peak of 15.1 percent at the start of the pandemic.
We’re now the second worst state or territory in the country behind the Northern Territory at 12.1 percent.