The Cowper Federal Election candidates.
The Cowper Federal Election candidates.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs

JOBS and growth, - arguably the most overly-used buzz words of the Federal election.

This week's instalment of Cowper Chat asks our candidates to put some substance behind the phrase by explaining their policy direction for employment and reducing the unemployment rate.

To kick things off, Labor candidate Damian Wood aims to ensure school leaders have the best opportunities to secure jobs in their desired industry.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Labor candidate Damian Wood on plans for jobs and growth.
Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Labor candidate Damian Wood on plans for jobs and growth.

For Greens candidate, Carol Vernon a 'clean energy position' will create more jobs.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Greens candidate Carol Vernon on plans for jobs and growth.
Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Greens candidate Carol Vernon on plans for jobs and growth.

The Youth Employment Strategy outlined in the Federal Budget will create a road map to employment  for youth at risk of long-term unemployment, according to the incumbent Federal Member Luke Hartsuyker.

Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Federal Member Luke Hartsuyker on plans for jobs and growth
Cowper Chat: Candidates on jobs: Federal Member Luke Hartsuyker on plans for jobs and growth