15 February 2023, Crikey, Cam Wilson. Access the full article here.
One person whose number was shared on a fake CV was receiving phone calls because of Workforce Australia’s online learning module.
Workforce Australia has included people’s real phone numbers in fake résumés shown to JobSeeker recipients and published online.
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations has removed one phone number and is reviewing all the government employment service’s learning modules to see if others have been inadvertently included.
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