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The fall of Tony Abbott

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Malcolm Turnbull has been elected as Australia’s 29th Prime Minister after a leadership spill against Tony Abbott on Monday afternoon. Binoy Kampmark has the details.

Malcolm Turnbull is the new PM

Malcolm TurnbullMalcolm Turnbull has been sworn in as 29th Prime Minister of Australia. He won in a Liberal Party leadership ballot against former Prime Minister Tony Abbott with 54 against 44 votes on Monday evening. Julie Bishop was confirmed as deputy leader, defeating Kevin Andrews with 70 to his 30 votes.

Jobs of the future

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How do you go about finding out what the right job is for you as a young student? Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb AC says you need to tackle the future with the skills and attitudes to make your opportunities.

The future of manufacturing and its implications for government industry policy

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Manufacturing is critical for the creation of prosperity in any nation. Göran Roos explains how productivity improvements will change our employment landscape.

Restoring Australia’s competitiveness

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After 23 years of consecutive growth, Australia is at a crossroads. Kate Carnell, CEO of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, identifies five areas where Australia is falling behind and can take action to improve.

Still time to op till you drop

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You’ve got the whole weekend to recycle any unwanted items for this year’s National Op Shop Week. Dominique Pendleton says you might find something to fill up the new found space in your cupboard while helping others in the community who are doing it tough.

5 things to remember when you hear politicians take credit for 'job creation'

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Every time the Australian Bureau of Statistics releases its monthly figures for unemployment rate and employment growth, both sides on politics tend to jump on these numbers immediately. Ben Phillips from the University of Canberra says there's a better way to interpret job data.

Australia’s role in the globalised technocratic 21st century economy

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More than half of the jobs students are currently studying for will be automated in 10 years. David Coleman says we need to give young people a chance to develop skills which are relevant to their future.

Establishing a consensus of what’s fair and reasonable for all

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Probably no politician would explicitly advocate unfairness – but what exactly is fair, just and equitable? Dr Neil Byron says we need a broad-based discussion of what we want our society, economy and environment to look like in the next 50 years.

The future of work

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Our understanding of work is still hanging on to some old concepts. Rhonda Brighton-Hall, FlexCareers chairperson, explains what’s changing and why we should be excited.