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“Jobs, jobs and jobs, that’s what we’re about,” the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in immediate response to the employment report while speaking at a media conference in Gladstone.

Morrison said that he would want to study the job figures before commenting further.

This comes after the South-Asia pacific nation added 50,000 full-time jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell more-than-expected to 6.6%, as the labor market continues its recovery from the early impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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