This paper discusses a major Smart Cities project, the output of which is an interactive digital platform which tests optimal public transport patronage and employment creation potential of various railway station development options.
This report examines what will happen in the Great Western Sydney region over the next twenty years.
Australia has entered a period of reduced COVID-19 restrictions, yet both the health and economic well-being of our communities remain fragile. This research aims to assist policymakers in assessing the risk of employment vulnerability as the impacts of COVID-19 evolve.
To tackle the climate crisis, the UK Government has set a target of net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050. To achieve this target, a major transformation is required to prepare sectors and workers for the green economy. This report analyses the scale of the challenge and...
This report looks at the state of youth unemployment and underutilisation in Australia both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, and forecasts a likely trajectory for youth unemployment in the months and years ahead.
This report highlights the results of the largest study of current and projected employment in the renewable energy industry in Australia, which has boomed in recent years. With this expansion, the industry has reported skills shortages, but found a lack of data an impediment to...
This document sets out AVCAL’s views on how government and industry can work together to ensure that Australia retains and nurtures its promising entrepreneurs and businesses. In a globalised economy where capital and labour is increasingly mobile, and the rate of technological change rapid, it...
Behind the headline number: why not to rely on Frey and Osborne’s predictions of potential job loss from automation
In 2013, Oxford's University's Carl Benedict Frey and Michael Osborne predicted that 47% of jobs in the United States were at “high risk” of automation over the next 10 to 20 years. The authors of this paper argue that these predictions are not reliable and...
This report documents the new challenges faced by Australian university graduates in finding jobs that are stable, rewarding, and uitilise their newly-developed skills. The report was prepared in conjunction with Graduate Careers Australia.
Anglicare Australia’s Jobs Availability Snapshot aims to show what the job market is like for people who might struggle to find a job. These might be people with disabilities, people who didn’t finish year 12, or older workers who lost their jobs later in life.