Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:33:00 CET


Activating Jobseekers: How Australia Does It

This report on the recent Australian experience with activation policies provides an overview and assessment of labour market policies in Australia including the main institutions, benefit system, training programmes, employment incentives, and disability employment assistance.

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 19:30:00 CET


Enhancing labour utilisation in a socially inclusive society

This chapter from "OECD Economic Surveys: Australia 2010" sets out the importance of, and how to, integrate lone parents, people with disability, and Indigenous Australians into the labour market.

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:30:00 CET


Local Strategies for Developing Workforce Skills

Local stakeholders realise that it is no longer enough just to invest in formal education systems, and are turning towards a more diverse range of strategies to increase the supply of skills in their locality. This chapter from "Designing Local Skills Strategies" reviews such strategies in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, the UK and the US.