The Centre for Future Work released their briefing paper on the Commonwealth 2023-24 Budget.
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The National Quantum Strategy is the Australian government’s plan to grow the quantum industry in Australia. The strategy sets out a long-term vision for how Australia will take advantage of the opportunities of quantum technologies. The strategy is built around 5 themes, including Theme 3: A skilled and growing quantum workforce. The theme includes commitments to deliver a quantum technology talent PhD scholarship, release a quantum technologies report that includes a skills taxonomy, and integrate quantum science into schools STEM curriculum.
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Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) has released a series of reports providing insights into the methods of recruitment used by employers across each of the states and territories. In 2022 around one in seven recruiting employers (14%) did not advertise their most recent vacancy and only used word of mouth and/or considered job seekers who approached the business directly.
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PAC Australia, the national peak body for performing arts centres, presenters and producers across Australia, have released the Australian National Touring Charter which aims to create a principles-driven framework that supports the performing arts touring sector in Australia. The Charter represents the standard expectations and considerations for participating in touring activity, ensuring high-quality touring outcomes that make performing arts experiences accessible to audiences and communities across Australia.
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Screen Australia has released new research into diversity on Australian screens, titled Seeing Ourselves 2: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Australian TV Drama. A follow up to the landmark 2016 study, Seeing Ourselves 2 examines the diversity of main characters in 361 scripted Australian TV and online dramas broadcast between 2016 and 2021, how this compares to the Australian population, and what has changed since the previous Seeing Ourselves report.
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The Australian Government has been presented with the final report into the Review of Australia's Migration system commissioned by the Minister for Home Affairs the Hon Claire O'Neil in September 2022. The report presents insights and analysis and recommendations for reform.
This year’s report brings together the perspectives of 803 companies – collectively employing more than 11.3 million workers – across 27 industry clusters and 45 economies from all world regions.
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Deloitte releases Future of Sport report
A global perspective of trends predicted to influence the sports industry by 2030 was released in a report by Deloitte The Future of sport: Forces of change that will shape the sports industry by 2030. Key influences include catering for the new generation whilst maintaining the core fan base through technology and different sport formats and experiences, focus on sponsorship and investment, particularly in the growing field of women's sport, enhancement of inclusivity, equity and environmental sustainability, digital innovation and player welfare.
This research investigates how the training sector could better meet the needs of regional, rural and remote Australia.
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Emerging Western Australian camera assistant and North Metropolitan TAFE graduate Nikita Calyun chats to Screenwest about her experience as an attachment on feature film Sweet As.
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