Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (Australia)

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Student attendance and educational outcomes: every day counts

Regular attendance at school provides children with opportunities to develop the basic skills for learning, and assists in the development of social skills including communication, self-esteem, teamwork and friendship building. Attendance is a precursor for learning and onward skill development. Understanding how patterns of attendance...

Impact Australia: investment for social and economic benefit

DEEWR, in collaboration with JBWere, has developed a report that establishes a foundation for understanding impact investing in the Australian context: what it is, why it matters, what is happening here and what could or should happen. The report showcases examples in Australia and internationally...

Regional Education, Skills and Jobs Plan: Tasmania 2012-2014

The Australian Government announced the Regional Education, Skills and Jobs Plans initiative in the 2011-2012 budget, as part of the Building Australia's Future Workforce package. The initiative addresses four key areas of the Australian Government's productivity and social inclusion agendas: early childhood education and care...

A rail revolution

This report summarises a number of initiatives undertaken across the Australian and New Zealand rail industry by the Australasian Railway Association from 2006 to 2008. It aims to provide a clear view on what the rail industry collectively needs in targeted occupations over the next...

Improving access to child care—the community support program

This audit report looks at the current access to high‐quality and affordable child care within Australia and the important factor it plays in a parent’s decision to remain in or return to the workforce. There are a variety of factors which affect access to child...