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Working paper

Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration

This paper evaluates the impact of the Australian agriculture sector's Pacific seasonal worker program on workers, their households, and communities.
Guide

Employment by industry statistics: a quick guide - March 2018 update

This guide provides a brief overview of employment by industry and lists some relevant data sources. This is one in a series of statistical quick guides, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data.
Report

Indigenous NSW: findings from the 2016 Census

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience worse outcomes across a range of indicators compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts.
Submission

Regional Universities Network (RUN) submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee Inquiry into the School to Work Transition

Differences between metropolitan and regional universities are attributable to structural, financial, geographical (e.g. time and cost of distance travel) and employment-related factors that inhibit participation by regional students and which contribute to attrition and delays in apparent completion rates.
Policy report

Not working: experiences of refugees and migrants with Jobactive

This report focuses on the barriers faced by refugees and migrants imposed by the main federal employment program, Jobactive.
Report

Minimum wages and employment: reconsidering the use of a time-series approach as an evaluation tool

This paper demonstrates that the introduction of minimum wage legislation in Australia in 1997 and subsequent minimum wage increases appear not to have had any significant negative employment effects for teenagers.The time-series approach used in the minimum wage literature essentially aims to estimate a treatment...
Report

The 2008 graduate pathways survey: Graduates' education and employment outcomes five years after completion of a bachelor degree at an Australian university

Most Australian graduates are enjoying employment success and earning high salaries according to this report. The 2008 Graduate Pathways Survey was designed to gain information on employment outcomes five years after completing a bachelor degree, how these changed from graduates’ initial outcomes, the pathways taken...
Report

The impact of e-learning on employability skills development

This report considers how technology (e-learning) can assist effective teaching, learning, reporting and assessment processes for employability skills.
Guide

Employment statistics: a quick guide - April 2018 update

This guide provides a brief overview of employment, an introduction to the key concepts and terminology, and lists relevant data sources. This is one in a series of statistical quick guides, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data.
Article

Will employees and contractors survive in the gig economy?

This article explores how New Zealand might adapt workplace relations laws to better protect vulnerable workers in the new, 'gig economy.'