Selected reports on labour market issues impacting on workforce development.
Activating Jobseekers: how Australia does it. 2012, OECD.
Brown, A.J.G. and Koettl, J. Active Labor Market Programs: Employment Gain or Fiscal Drain? (PDF) 2012, IZA.
Australian Jobs 2012. Canberra, DEEWR.
Labour market information for industries, occupations and regions.
Better jobs for a better economy: World of work report. 2012, International Labour Organization.
Employment Services – building on success: Issues paper. 2012, DEEWR.
Koutsogeorgopoulou, V. Enhancing labour utilisation in a socially inclusive society in Australia (PDF, 1MB) OECD Economics Department Working Papers, No. 852, 2011, OECD.
Final Report of the Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability. 2012, DEEWR.
The Department encourages feedback from interested stakeholders regarding the recommendations of the Final Report. Your feedback may be submitted until Close of Business 23 November 2012.
Job search experience, Australia (PDF, 1MB) Jul 2011, Canberra, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Information about the experiences of unemployed people in seeking work, the steps they have taken to find work and the difficulties they have encountered in finding work.
Sweet, R. The mobile worker: concepts, issues, implications (PDF) 2011, Adelaide, NCVER.
Australia's labour force is much more mobile than almost all other OECD countries.
OECD employment outlook 2012, OECD
Annnual survey of labour market conditions in OECD countries.
Bimrose, J. et al. The role of career adaptability in skills supply. 2011, UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
Labour market transitions examples from the UK and Norway.
Underemployed Workers, Australia, Sep 2011. 2012, Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Almost three quarters of a million part-time workers were underemployed in September 2011.
Yu, S. et al Vocational trajectories within the Australian labour market. Adelaide, NCVER.
Work-Related injuries experienced by young workers in Australia, 2009-10
. 2013, Safe Work Australia.