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Garden City the nation's jobless capital

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Toowoomba has recorded the highest unemployment rate in Australia for April, according to a new Commsec report.

The city's jobless rate has jumped five per cent in the last two months to 12-point-two per cent, as Coronavirus continues to impact the job market.

The Downs Industry School's Cooperation CEO Mike Patten was shocked by the figures.

He said he believed Covid-19 wasn't the only factor affecting unemployment.