• A billion-dollar waste of migrant skills

    Prabha Bogoda Arachchige     |      May 24, 2021

    One in four permanent skilled migrants work in a job beneath their skill level according to a CEDA report, and this skill underutilisation is costing the Australian economy at least $1.25 billion.

  • Taking Australia’s digital pulse

    Nick Hull     |      December 15, 2020

    The sixth edition of Australia’s Digital Pulse by Deloitte Access Economics highlights the significant role information and communications technology (ICT) plays in almost everything we do.

  • Won’t somebody think of the skills?

    Benjamin Blackshaw     |      August 4, 2020

    The Federal government’s new plans for higher education may erode, rather than enhance, the broad skills required for innovation and economic growth in the future.

  • The new work mindset in South West Victoria

    Kelly Fawcett     |      July 1, 2019

    FYA’s New Work Mindset research report analysed 2.7 million Australian job advertisements and found seven job clusters whose skills are more closely related and portable than previously thought.

  • Where the future work skills debate goes missing

    Veronica Sheen     |      March 13, 2019

    “Future Skills”, a new report by Australian thinktank AlphaBeta for Google Australia, argues that positive human traits, rather than knowledge or skills, will be job seekers’ unique selling point in the years ahead.