Report

Future directions: ways forward for the economies of Blacktown, Cumberland, Parramatta and The Hills – the Central City District of Sydney

The report examines the economic trajectory of the Central City District economies of Western Sydney in the boom years prior to the COVID-19 recession.
Report

Where are the jobs? Part 1: Western Sydney’s short-lived jobs boom

This report analyses key shifts in the Western Sydney labour market in the context of rapid population growth. It positions Western Sydney’s labour force growth and change against 21st century shifts in the region’s economic structure.
Report

Where are the jobs? Part 2: The geography of Western Sydney’s jobs deficit

This second of three reports analysing jobs availability in Western Sydney examines the geographical outcomes of high rates of workforce growth and the decline of manufacturing.
Report

Where are the jobs? Part 3: Western Sydney workers in 2036

This report examines what will happen in the Great Western Sydney region over the next twenty years.
Report

Youth unemployment in western Sydney

How often need we re-discover the power of education and training in addressing youth unemployment and disengagement?