A place-based approach to a rural problem

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Every local area faces different circumstances and challenges that determine the extent of its unemployment and the strategies that will work best to tackle it. Centrally developed ‘one size fits all’ solutions rolled out generically across the state are unlikely to prove effective for Victoria’s  many different towns and suburbs. Matt Broad describes how Maryborough is developing its own ‘place-based’ approach to tackling high rates of unemployment

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