Public investment in infrastructure would be a much needed boon to the Australian economy | Greg Jericho

Public investment in infrastructure would be a much needed boon to the Australian economy | Greg Jericho

The Guardian

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While private investment remains down, the public sector needs to fill the hole, and right now there is little sign of that occurring

In some good news, the latest payroll job numbers released on Tuesday showed that the number of jobs is back to where it was last year just before the impact of the pandemic shutdown hit in the middle of March.

But nothing is ever simple in the economy, and a closer look reveals that the growth has come from only a small number of industries – especially public administration:

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