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Nick Dyrenfurth

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Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

Governments have a vital role to play to ensure the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are shared broadly across all sectors of our society. This report outlines a number of recommendations to ensure Australia rightly takes advantage of the opportunities in front of us.
Discussion paper

#changethestats: a new way of talking about unemployment

Nick Dyrenfurth argues that for too long statistics have been hiding the real economic story. Consider the latest unemployment data - ostensibly good news. But ask anyone who is working or looking for work and you’ll hear a different story.
Discussion paper

Curtin’s wish: seven big ideas for a better, fairer Australia

Australia needs a government that can get on with the job. The John Curtin Research Centre has crafted a list of seven key policies a Labor Government under Bill Shorten should push for.
Policy report

Super ideas: securing Australia’s retirement income system

This report looks at the challenges of providing a secure retirement for all Australians and the changes needed to ensure the superannuation system remains fit for purpose over the coming decades.
Policy report

Make Australia fair again: the case for employee representation on company boards

The Australian way of life is premised on a basic set of assumptions: decent pay, working conditions and job security, a fair say for working women and men in our workplaces and parliaments, and a fair say in the nation’s civic life. In 2017, the...