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.
Off-Site Manufacture and Construction (OSCM) is at the heart of the modern construction industry. This paper explores the traditional thinking patterns of architects in China and predicts possible future roles for them. We foresee a study approach that focuses on the order and rules for...
An argument has erupted over the rate of casual employment in the Australian workforce with unions claiming it is on the rise, and Workplace and Deregulation Minister Craig Laundy dismissing this as a lie.
This document aims to give some statistical context to the recent focus by the South Australian government on growing the creative industries.
This paper highlights the significant economic contribution of the creative arts in Australia and the threat that COVID-19 presents to the sector. It also reveals that a majority of Australians (58%) support a $750 million federal relief package to support the live music sector which...
There is concern among policymakers about the effect of gig work on the financial stability of gig workers. This paper provides a New Zealand-specific typology for identifying gig work, and discusses conceptual and practical issues related to measuring it.
In this report, researchers document the experience of front-line disability service workers under the NDIS based on first-hand qualitative interviews.
Centre for Future Work Director, Jim Stanford, challenges five stereotypical claims that are often advanced in debates over the future of work. This commentary was prepared for the My Labour, Our Future conference held last month in Montreal (Canada), to mark the 100th Anniversary of...
Coal miners are not ignorant of the changing economics of their industry. But Labor will gain ground only if it devises a climate policy that is environmentally sound and offers protection against precarious employment.