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BCEC Advisory Board Chair Tim Marney appointed for youth detention reform We’re exceptionally proud that Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Advisory Board Chair Timothy Marney has been appointed to oversee the implementation of a new reform program at Banksia Hill Detention Centre. The new model of care is aimed at increasing positive rehabilitation outcomes... Read article 4 April 2023 Read More
BCEC professional team members take out Faculty prize The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) professional team have won the 2022 Excellence in Professional Services award at the Curtin University Faculty of Business and Law Staff Awards. Helen Farmiloe, Joanna Holcombe and Caroline Stewart received the recognition for their... Read article 15 March 2023 Read More
Full recording of Go Your Own WA: Recovery and regeneration of the tourism industry in WA report launch Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Tourism Research Cluster at Curtin University launched their new report, Go Your Own WA: Recovery and regeneration for the tourism industry in WA, on Friday 3 March. This new report found that cultural tourism, international... Read article 13 March 2023 Read More
Three key actions to further gender equality in your workplace Today is International Women’s Day. Rather than handing out cupcakes and pretending that everything is rosy, we’re rounding up the top three insights and actions from our 2020, 2021 and 2022 Gender Equity Insights reports with the Workplace Gender Equality... Read article 8 March 2023 Read More
No relief yet in sight for inflation Perth recorded annual CPI growth of 8.3 per cent to the December 2022 quarter, second only to South Australia at 8.6 per cent. In fact, prices rose by 3.6 per cent in Perth over the December 2022 quarter alone, almost... Read article 25 January 2023 Read More
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre holiday closure dates After the whirlwind year that was 2022, we are ready for a break. The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) will be closed from Monday 19 December 2022, and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. It’s been another big year for... Read article 15 December 2022 Read More
BCEC stakeholder survey 2022: Help us shape our research program At the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), we believe in conducting research that makes a difference: research that contributes to the evidence base to inform and progress current policy debates, and research that everyone can understand and use. As a... Read article 13 December 2022 Read More
BCEC researcher to lead Curtin arm of new $35-million ARC Centre of Excellence to eliminate violence against women A new $35-million ARC Centre of Excellence that aims to create evidence-based solutions to violence against women in Australia and the Indo-Pacific region will have a node at Curtin University through the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre. Associate Professor Astghik Mavisakalyan,... Read article 21 November 2022 Read More
Woort Koorliny: Indigenous Employment Index a finalist in Engagement Australia Awards 2022 The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), alongside research partners Minderoo’s Generation One, and Murawin, have been announced as a finalist in the Engagement Australia Awards 2022 – Excellence in Indigenous Engagement category. This nomination recognises the research partnership between the... Read article 31 October 2022 Read More
Full recording of Gender Equity Insights 2022: The state of inequality in Australia report launch Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency launched the seventh report in the series, Gender Equity Insights 2022: The state of inequality in Australia, on Thursday 20 October online. This new report shows Australia’s gender pay gap could... Read article 20 October 2022 Read More
Full recording of Bridging the Gap: Population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA report launch Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre launched their new report, Bridging the Gap: Population, skills and labour market adjustment in WA, on Friday 9 September 2022. This report takes a rigorous look at skills shortages and labour market dynamics in WA and provides... Read article 19 September 2022 Read More
Call for papers – Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023 The Australian Gender Economics Workshop 2023 (AGEW) invites the submission of research papers from both junior and senior researchers on any topic related to gender economics. AGEW provides researchers with a forum for presenting and discussing innovative research incorporating gender... Read article 29 August 2022 Read More