Michael Rafferty

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19 Nov 2010

Work practices, skill use and the nature of the workforce in the Australian red-meat-processing sector have undergone significant change over the last few decades. This report shows that training in the meat-processing sector is now oriented towards on-the-job induction and the learning of single tasks...


27 Sep 2010

In 2009, the South Australian government announced it would be cutting public sector employees by 1600 over the next three years. In announcing the cutbacks, the SA Treasurer said that doing so would help restore the State’s fiscal position in the wake of...


25 May 2006

Stock markets in Australia and around the world are in record territory. Major city real estate prices are bouncing around their historic highs, and even commodity prices have soared in the last few years. Does the story of the South Sea Bubble help us to...

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