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Fact sheet

Fighting poverty: unemployment policies in Nordic countries

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Welfare recipients Welfare reform Youth unemployment Unemployment
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Unemployment policies in Nordic countries highlight how Australian unemployment benefits could be improved. Poverty levels in Nordic countries are significantly lower than in Australia, partly due to unemployment policies that provide greater support.

If Australian unemployment benefits and support systems were above poverty line measures, major changes may not have been needed to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.

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