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No Treasury modelling for 1.25m jobs vow

Treasury has no documents or modelling that backs the government's promise to create 1.25 million jobs over five years, a freedom of information request shows.

Treasury has provided no modelling to support Scott Morrison's promise to create 1.25 million jobs over five years.

Labor lodged a freedom of information request to Treasury seeking all documents and modelling related to the pledge, which the prime minister made in January.

"The Treasury holds no documents within the scope of your request," Treasury said in a response released on Monday.

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