Selected reports on various industries and workforce development.
2011 Strategic Roadmap for Australian Research Infrastructure
(PDF, 1MB) 2011, Canberra, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.
Five to ten year plan to further develop Australia's research capacity.
Harris, M. 2011. Benchmarking workforce development in education organisations: A view from abroad (PDF, 4MB) Queensland VET Development Centre (QVDC), Department of Education and Training, Queensland.
Caring for older Australians. Final report, 2011. Melbourne, Productivity Commission.
An analysis of the aged care sector and detailed proposals for aged care reform.
Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council Environmental scan 2012 (PDF, 2MB)
Defence Industry Workforce Strategy – Discussion Paper. (PDF) 2012, Canberra, Skills Australia.
A preliminary assessment of the skills outlook for the Defence materiel supply industries. Public submissions on the Strategy are due by 5 April 2012. In addition, Skills Australia will conduct national consultations in March 2012.
Economic Structure and Performance of the Australian Retail Industry. Inquiry report 2011, Melbourne, Productivity Commission.
ElectroComms and EnergyUtilities Industry Skills Council 2011 Environmental scan (PDF, 1MB) 2011, EE-Oz.
Environmental scan of the agrifood industry: Australia's regions: Australia's future (PDF, 2MB) 2011, Kingston, AgriFood Skills Australia.
Environmental scan 2011: Building capacity and capability at enterprises to support workforce planning and development (PDF, 1MB) 2011, Skills DMC.
Environmental Scan 2012 Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council (PDF, 8MB) 2012 Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council
Getting on track for change: A workforce development strategy for the sport and recreation industry (PDF, 3MB), 2010, Service Skills Australia.
High Performance Organisations: Maximising workforce potential - Main Report (PDF, 4MB) 2012, Australian Industry Group for DEEWR.
High Performance Organisations: Maximising workforce potential - Workplace Productivity Tool (PDF) 2012, Australian Industry Group for DEEWR.
High performance organisations: maximising workforce potential. Case studies (PDF) 2012, Australian Industry Group for DEEWR.
Industry capability initiative - Maximising value from major projects and emerging industries (PDF) 2011, SA Department of Trade and Economic Development.
Clayton, B. et al. Industry currency and professional obsolescence: what can industry tell us? 2013, NCVER.
Industry employment projections - 2011 Report. 2011, Canberra, DEEWR.
Manufacturing Green paper
Employment projections to 2015-16
. Setting directions for the transition of manufacturing in South Australia. 2012, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)
A Green Paper for industry consultation to stimulate conversation and generate ideas relating to the issues and actions that can best support the development of a robust and resilient manufacturing sector in South Australia. Industry is being asked to consider a range of actions proposed to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the state’s manufacturing sector in a high-wage, high exchange-rate economy. Businesses, industry associations and the public are encouraged to provide their feedback on this Green Paper by 7 May 2012.
Roos, G. Manufacturing into the future 2012, Thinker in residence
Discussion of what is required to transform SA's manufacturing sector and notes the need for investment in training amongst other things.
Manufacturing Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2012 (PDF,7MB) 2012, Manufacturing Skills Australia.
Mineral and Energy Resource Exploration. 2013, Productivity Commission Draft Report.
National Resources Sector Workforce Strategy. 2011, Canberra, DEEWR.
Rebuilding the agricultural workforce, Report to the Business/Higher Education Round Table. (PDF) 2012, Allen Consulting Group.
A scoping study that reviews the effectiveness of current interventions designed to increase the number of people with higher education qualifications in the agricultural workforce.
Schools workforce study – Final research report (PDF, 1MB) Melbourne, Productivity Commission.
Service Skills Australia Environmental scans 2012 2012, Service Skills Australia
Healy, K. and B. Lonne The Social work and human services workforce: Report from a national study of education, training and workforce needs (PDF, 2MB) 2011, Strawberry Hills, Australian Learning and Teaching Council.
Workforce development e-learning plan for the renewable energy industry (PDF) Val Evans Consulting for the Clean Energy Council.
An information hub about courses and job centres will launch in late July.
Haukka, S. Working in Australia’s digital games industry: A consolidation report(PDF) 2011, Brisbane, ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation.