MILDURA’S rate of residents on long-term unemployment benefits is double the state average at 8 per cent, according to a master report commissioned by Mildura Council.
Officially launched this week, the State of Mildura Rural City Report 2018 has painted a damning picture of residents’ workforce participation.
The document was created to direct lobbying efforts for federal and state government funding and to be used by local organisations and service providers to address the region’s most pressing socioeconomic issues.
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