Aged care workforce shortages require action from the Jobs Summit & resourcing for high quality care
5 September 2022
While reforms to improve the quality of aged care are welcome, the government must also consider how to resource providers to meet higher standards.
Nelson Ma, David Brown
31 August 2022
The new Labor government has a historic opportunity to boost young people’s wellbeing as part of its economic agenda—here’s how.
30 August 2022
Is now the moment to (re)introduce an independent "buffer body" for the tertiary sector that will enable universities to respond to future jobs, skills and research needs?
18 August 2022
While fiscal stimulus applied during the COVID-19 crisis has boosted employment, the much bigger challenge remains productivity and wage stagnation. This will require an ambitious national reform agenda to transform Australian industry.
8 August 2022
New research shows that by taking into account the broader financial benefits of domestic manufacturing, building key transport infrastructure locally can be the fiscally smart decision.
28 July 2022
We should reimagine how capital markets can better back women entrepreneurs, especially those at society’s margins, and boost women’s economic security more broadly. The design of a new venture capital fund announced by the NSW Government can demonstrate what’s possible.
25 July 2022
While Australia is doing well on full employment, it’s time to prepare for the next downturn by upgrading the economy’s recession-fighting toolkit.
4 July 2022
Focusing on both employment law and how we design visas could help address the systemic underpayment of migrant workers.
Improving secondary education is not only the right thing to do – it is good for future productivity growth
9 May 2022
The declining performance of Australia’s secondary schools is limiting productivity growth. An ambitious, inclusive plan for policy reform is needed to move things in a better direction.
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