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Unemployment rate continues to decline in Mitchell

Thursday, 08 March 2018

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, welcomes the latest employment data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which shows a decrease in the unemployment rate in Mitchell.

The suburb of Castle Hill saw a significant drop in the unemployment rate from 5.2% in December 2016 to 3.3% in the December 2017 quarter, while Bella Vista decreased from 4.3% to 2.6% in the same period.

“I am very pleased the unemployment rate in Mitchell is well below both the state and national averages.” Alex Hawke said.

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Local Australia Day Awards

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Mr HAWKE (Mitchell—Assistant Minister for Home Affairs) (10:21): It is my pleasure to speak with great pride about some of the great citizens who won The Hills Shire Council Australia Day awards for this year.

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