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A podcast from ABC

The Signal

abc.net.au/radio/programs/the-signal

250 Episodes • Released Daily

250 Episodes • Released Daily

A podcast from ABC

The Signal

The Signal podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

250 Episodes • Released Daily

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The Signal is the ABC's daily news podcast that helps cut through the noise to cover the biggest stories, explaining not only what is happening but why. It's an entertaining 15-minute show, perfect for the daily commute.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 19 mins

Is our unemployment system broken?

In the late 1990s, Australia privatised the system that helps the unemployed find work.The idea was that by paying employment service providers for each person they placed into a job, the process would become more efficient.But now that 1.7 million Australians are unemployed, and jobs are drying up, does the system still work?Featured:Norman Hermant, ABC Social Affairs Correspondent