Inquiry of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee into the Adequacy of Newstart and related payments and alternative mechanisms to determine the level of income support payments in Australia
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What about the arts sector if we’re going to support the construction sector?
In construction for every million dollars invested you get between 0.9 and 1.3 jobs. In the arts sector, you get nine jobs. It’s a $14.7 billion dollar industry employing 119,000 people, half of them women, in construction it’s only 14% women.
Let’s spend taxpayer money on supporting the economy where it needs it, but let’s make it fair and economically efficient ... See MoreSee Less