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Research report

12 Feb 2018

This paper provides a broad overview of Victoria’s economy using key indicators. The indicators used aim to measure different aspects of the economy and specific economic trends. Data and trends are also compared to other states and territories in order to assess Victoria’s economic position...

Strategy

8 Feb 2018

This strategy document outlines the Victorian government’s three year plan to enhance the economic participation of people with disability.

Research report

6 Feb 2018

The focus of this project is specifically on adults with intellectual disabilities who have high support needs and experience almost complete exclusion from employment, much more than other disability groups.

Statistics

5 Feb 2018

Presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian states and territories.

Briefing paper

30 Jan 2018

This resource outlines how, across the national economy, work stoppages have become extremely rare – and the extraordinary discretionary ability of industrial authorities to restrict or prevent industrial action is an important reason why.

Research report

19 Jan 2018

There has been discussion about the growth of casual employment in Australia over the past few decades with suggestions it is an insecure, precarious and non-preferred form of employment. This analysis sheds further light on whether preferences of casual workers are being met.

Journal article

20 Dec 2017

This article reviews evidence regarding the influence of flexible work time on health behaviour and outcomes as relevant to Australia and New Zealand.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper analyses Papua New Guinea's economy by considering macroeconomic stability as well as fiscal policy and debt.

Blog post

5 Dec 2017

The Census provides a snapshot of employment at August 2016 based on where a person usually lives and, in this case, the electorate level data can assist in analysing variations in employment patterns for an electorate when compared to a larger region. Sub-regions within an...

Report

22 Nov 2017

This report examines the ongoing polarisation in Australian employment patterns, between those with full-time, relatively secure jobs, and a growing portion of people working part-time, casual, temporary, or insecure positions.

Report

20 Nov 2017

Australia could miss out on 20,000 potential jobs in the electricity sector under the federal government’s projections for the proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG), according to this report.

Working paper

17 Nov 2017

This working paper explores the changing nature of work and what this means for government, employers, and workers. In particular, it focuses on the implications of digitalisation for skilled migration in high-income countries such as Australia.

Statistics

9 Nov 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Research report

6 Nov 2017

Argues that a Universal Basic Income would be unaffordable with the current taxation system and would involve enormous additional taxation.

Report

31 Oct 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the transition of the Remote Jobs and Communities Program to the Community Development Programme including whether the Community Development Programme was well designed and administered effectively and efficiently.

Report

26 Oct 2017

This survey collects information about employers’ use and views of the vocational education and training (VET) system and the various ways employers use the VET system to meet their skill needs. Information collected is designed to measure employers’ engagement and satisfaction with the VET system....

Report

19 Oct 2017

This report shines a spotlight on what the job market is really like for those facing the greatest barriers to work – people who may not have qualifications or experience to draw on, those trying to re-enter the workforce after a long break, or those...

Statistics

17 Oct 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Discussion paper

11 Oct 2017

This discussion paper outlines a new tertiary model that would enable workers to more easily retrain and reskill over the course of their working lives.

Report

9 Oct 2017

The Professional Engineers Employment and Remuneration Report published by Professionals Australia is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide of Engineer salaries and remuneration available in Australia.