Governance of the Seasonal Worker Programme in Australia and sending countries
From a slow start in 2008, Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) has become a growing source of employment in the Pacific, and an important part of the seasonal workforce for Australian farmers. This report recommends ways to improve SWP governance, both in Australia and in...
A pressure release valve? Migration and climate change in Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu
This report examines migration opportunities, projects future migration numbers from three Pacific microstates, and reports on fiscal and economic impacts and the likely impact of a hypothetical one-off environmental disaster on migration options.
Analysing Pacific labour mobility blogs 2017-18
This booklet brings together Devpolicy Blog posts on Pacific labour mobility from 2017 to 2018.
Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize
Pacific Island countries face unique development challenges. They are far away from major markets, often with small populations spread across many islands and vast distances, and are at the forefront of climate change and its impacts. Because of this, much research has focused on the...
Vocational education and training, innovation and globalisation
Innovation, from high profile scientific discoveries to lower profile changes in processes or practices, is crucial to Australia's economic development. However, its impact on the wider community is usually relatively small. Promotion of innovation across all sectors is required to produce the biggest changes. Richard...