Securing our Future
Western Australia’s population is growing older. The median age of West Australians is set to increase from 36 years today to 40 years by 2050. During that time the proportion of West Australians aged 65 and over is projected to... Read article
Care roles and employment decision-making
This article uses data from a panel of Australian mature-age women to examine the effects of care roles on workers’ intentions to leave their jobs. We focus on how the employment effects of care roles can be shaped by the... Read article
The influence of gender on pathways into the labor market
Chapter 4: Developments in the education system and the labor market along with legislative changes over the last decades have given rise to expectations of decreasing gender inequality. First, women’s increased educational attainment, relative to that of men, is expected... Read article
Is headspace making a difference to young people’s lives?
headspace aims to improve the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of young people in Australia through the provision of evidence-based, integrated, youth-centred and holistic services. In January 2013, the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH) commissioned a consortium... Read article
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright?
There is a general sense of unease with the recent slowdown in China’s economic growth. Large businesses and the State’s finances have suffered as a result. But is China the ‘be all and end all’ of the focus on Western... Read article