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Newsroom article | 17 October 2019

The National Careers Institute has been established to simplify and strengthen Australia’s career development system, so Australians can get the career information and support they need.

Newsroom article | 14 October 2019

Business owner, former apprentice and television presenter Scott Cam has been named the National Careers Ambassador.

Newsroom article | 4 October 2019

A joint Federal-Queensland pre-employment program for Indigenous job seekers gave Nathan Talbott the hand up he needed.

Announcement | 30 September 2019

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business has released results from its workforce analysis research program, incorporating research undertaken in the financial year 2018-19.

Newsroom article | 20 September 2019

A new report describing best practice support for retrenched workers was published on the department’s website this week.

Newsroom article | 11 September 2019

A new paper that explores how large, local and international data sets can help workers and job seekers transfer their existing skills to new jobs and identify new skills to develop was published today.

Newsroom article | 4 September 2019

Along with almost three decades of uninterrupted growth, the Australian labour market has shifted away from production industries towards service-based industries — and this is expected to continue.

Announcement | 4 September 2019

On 4 September 2019, the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business commenced a review of the skilled migration occupation lists.

Newsroom article | 2 September 2019

Australia’s best and brightest trainees and apprentices punched above their weight against competitors from around the world to take home a silver and three bronze medals at the WorldSkills competition in Kazan, Russia.

Newsroom article | 16 August 2019

Over 2000 young people, parents and teachers in Bendigo attended The Future World of Work forum in July this year.

Newsroom article | 13 August 2019

Job Outlook has had an upgrade! A number of enhancements help inform people looking to make a decision about their job search, study or training.

Newsroom article | 25 July 2019

Skills Match is the latest online, interactive tool now available on the Job Outlook website to help workers and job seekers match their current skills and experience to new jobs.

Newsroom article | 19 July 2019

Mature-age job seekers in all employment regions across Australia can now get help to become more competitive in their local job market.

Newsroom article | 18 July 2019

Newsroom article | 24 June 2019

Civil celebrant Julie Muir was experiencing mental health challenges in her personal life in addition to the daily stressors of running a successful small business. Looking for flexible, accessible online support, she discovered the Ahead for Business website and the tools, tips and resources that helped her cope with stress and find balance.  

Newsroom article | 19 June 2019

The number of Australian regions located outside capital cities with an unemployment rate below five per cent rose to an eight-year high in the March quarter 2019, new data reveals.

Newsroom article | 18 June 2019

Moving to Australia presented a range of challenges for brothers Yousef and Yasin Mohammadi, but with help from Entrepreneurship Facilitator Talitha ‘Taz’ Devadass they realised their dream of opening a spice market.

Newsroom article | 14 June 2019

Employment in the Brisbane metropolitan area has grown over the last year, with an additional 10,700 people in work since April 2018 with strong gains in full-time work. While employment has grown in the area, a recent Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business survey reveals that employers are having increasing difficulty recruiting.

Newsroom article | 13 June 2019

Employment programs and supportive employers are key to knocking down some of the barriers to work experienced by Indigenous Australians.

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