What are the issues facing rural and regional Australia? The challenges are many and varied – and only some have made the national political agenda – but these areas deserve better than neglect.
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) said that casual employment has not increased in Australia for the past 18 years. Is that right?
Politicians all too often use monthly jobs numbers to infer that the other mob is doing a bad job or that they are doing a great job at managing the economy. But that's a flawed use of the data.
The July employment report suggests the recent trend of lackluster gains in jobs and wages is continuing, and a rate hike should therefore be off the table for the time being.
The drop in the number of people working reflects both more older people taking pensions and an underlying weakness in the economy.
Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
Should you pursue the major that you have a passion for, or one that is considered "hot" for getting a job with a high salary?