Jobs market 'defies gravity' but weakening on horizon

By Poppy Johnston
Updated November 16 2023 - 4:45pm, first published 4:38pm
Thousands were hired for the voice referendum, but the unemployment rate still rose in October. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN ELECTORAL COMMISSION)
Thousands were hired for the voice referendum, but the unemployment rate still rose in October. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN ELECTORAL COMMISSION)

The resilience of the Australian jobs market has surprised again although the latest set of labour data is unlikely the smoking gun needed to lift interest rates again next month.

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