Hundreds of thousands of migrants have come through Australia's skilled migrant program. But we are wasting many of their skills.
The only reason journalists will mourn the demise of TV news station ANN7 will be the loss of jobs.
Can today's crisis in mental health be seen as the result of neoliberalism, the 2007/08 financial crisis and the austerity policies that followed?
Why are people from some states so much healthier than others? Despite what you may hear, it's not just about genetics or poor choices.
The number of jobs might be going up but the real test will be whether wages rise too.
The government claims university degrees are failing businesses, but analysis of the latest graduate outcome and employer satisfaction surveys tells us the problem is with underemployment.
The idea that automation and robotics will lead to huge job losses is wrong. Big business likes the sweat of cheap labour too much.
To Close the Gap, Indigenous Australians are the experts. Indigenous organisations are more likely to achieve outcomes because they understand local issues and have ‘skin in the game’.
Unlike other age groups, 16- to 24-year-olds haven't recovered the job losses they suffered during the Great Recession. Spurring investment and growth are key to getting them back to work.
Housing and wages loom as stubborn problems that could bring our economy unstuck in the year ahead.
Young and old job seekers use the same methods to look for work, but young people have the highest unemployment rates.
Government is about to be disrupted by technology in the same manner as major industries. It's about time.
Unemployment levels are low, but many people are being pushed into inadequately paid jobs by a punitive benefit system and lack of choice.
Farm dwellers' conclusion is that the politics associated with land is not about an organised emancipatory movement. Farm dwellers are mainly preoccupied with daily survival strategies.
Queensland Labor claimed it has 'created 122,500 jobs – more than four times the number of jobs created under the Newman-Nicholls government'. Is that right? We asked the experts.
Jobs are not created or lost because of a single technology, but because of the business models designed to leverage the power of it.
The Palaszczuk government has achieved better outcomes than the last two Queensland governments.
Born and raised in poor circumstances, many South African police officers find themselves in the job after original aspirations slipped beyond reach.
Big Issue sellers get social contact and dignity out of their work, but it's not a secure pathway out of poverty and homelessness. Social enterprises enable small steps; governments can do much more.
A survey of young voters reveals a lack of engagement in politics.