Position paper

Policy priorities for the next Australian government: employment

Australia's peak body for social services has released its employment election policy priorities, designed to foster full employment, reduce long-term unemployment, and support an effective employment services system.

Jobactive: failing those it is intended to serve

This report is the result of the Inquiry into the appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of the Australian public employment service, jobactive.

On the front line: employment services staff perspectives on working with mature age jobseekers

Analysis of interviews with jobactive staff showed that employment services staff face considerable challenges and competing demands.