The COVID-19 pandemic, which swept across the globe in the early months of 2020, has rapidly accelerated long-standing trends in labour markets and economies around the world. Income inequality, precarious work and the digitisation of the economy are now issues that policymakers must grapple with...
New technologies and methods can help regulators operate efficiently and effectively, reducing compliance costs and improving the business experience.
Innovation and disruption, however, while welcomed by many, is not without unique hazards, especially for regulators who increasingly find themselves at risk of falling hopelessly off pace or derelict with their responsibilities.
This 5G inquiry is a Parliament first, and the Committee has heard that the benefits of 5G will be experienced by all Australians if the deployment and adoption can be done successfully.
New technology, ageing populations, and globalisation are driving some of the biggest changes in labour markets around the world. This report provides a snapshot of how the 'digital frontrunner' countries are delivering a digital economy for all.
New technologies are changing our lives profoundly—sometimes for the better, and sometimes not. This discussion paper sets out the Australian Human Rights Commission’s preliminary views on protecting and promoting human rights amid the rise of new technologies.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is blurring the lines between people and technology, fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds. This paper is the outcome of a series of consultations with selected Chief Human Resources Officers and other experts to identify emerging challenges and a...
This presentation by Alice Martin, the Head of Work and Pay at the New Economics Foundation, outlines a proposal for a four day working week, and other bold initiatives to solve work in the future.
This presentation, by Geri Sumpter from Beyond Blue, looks at mental wellbeing at work in the digital economy.