June 10, 2014

AWPA Scoping Paper on Work Integrated Learning

With increasing numbers of young Australians participating in higher education, it is essential that study-to-work transitions are improved.  Previous industry experience is one of the most highly sought after qualities in higher education graduates entering the workforce, and industry stakeholders report it is this element that is often lacking in our university graduates. Work integrated […]

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Labour Market Information Research – Employer suggestions about how young Australians could improve their employment prospects

There are more than 260,000 unemployed young people across the country and the youth unemployment rate now stands at 12.9 per cent. In response to the challenges faced by young people in getting a job the Department of Employment, as part of its Surveys of Employers’ Recruitment Experiences, recently asked more than 1000 employers what they thought could be done to improve the employment prospects of young people.

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More Employer Incentives to Take on School-Based Apprenticeships

The objective of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program is to contribute to the development of a highly skilled and relevant Australian workforce that supports economic sustainability and competitiveness.

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June 6, 2014

2014 Australian Jobs

Australian Jobs 2014 publication released

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May 23, 2014

Youth unemployment statistics for small geographic areas – Parliamentary Library Quick Guide

The recently released Parliamentary Library Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the youth unemployment data available for small geographic areas. This is one in a series of Quick Guides related to labour statistics, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data.

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