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‘Not everyone wants to swing a shovel’: Queensland election jobs plans miss the mark – The Guardian

Both leaders favour spending on ‘hi-vis’ industries which experts say deliver less ‘bang for buck’ than human and caring services



Queenslands economic recovery plan is dressed in fluorescent orange.
Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deb Frecklington have spent the first 10 days of the state election campaign roaming regional electorates promising investment and jobs. At almost every whistle-stop, they front cameras wearing hi-vis vests and hard hats.
Ill be very clear here, Palaszczuk, the state premier, said when asked about her campaign priorities last week. Jobs, jobs and more jobs, that is absolutely our focus on getting Que…

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