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Money Queenslanders waiting the longest to find work

01:11  12 january  2018
01:11  12 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

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  Queenslanders waiting the longest to find work © AAP Image Queensland has topped the nation when it comes to the time job seekers take to find work.

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed the typical wait time to find a job in the Sunshine State has stretched to 26 weeks, ahead of New South Wales, 13 weeks, and Victoria 12 weeks.

The news is worse for the state's long-term unemployed, with the wait as high as 126 weeks or more than two years.

Ipswich woman Sandra Saedi told 9NEWS she hasn't been able to find a job for months.

"It's quite tough," she said, "especially when you're looking for a particular position".

Job seekers are facing more competition for positions following a recent boost in migration from other states.

Economists said a rise in the state's jobs numbers could also be adding to competition, with the added roles encouraging people who wouldn't normal apply to enter the race.

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