Recent positive trends continued in September, with the unemployment rate easing further and the improvement driven by full-time opportunities.


August AU Labour Force Survey: A Big Improvement

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In August, the Australian unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level in almost six-years but it was the improvement in the broader measures of unemployment that stole the show.


Christmas in September: Hiring Has Already Begun

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While it is still too early to declare a bumper Christmas recruitment season, early signs are very impressive. Job postings are tracking well and competition for positions is heating up.


Australia Leads the Way on Family-Friendly, Flexible Jobs

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The share of Australian job postings using family-friendly or flexible language is high by global standards, sitting well above the United States and a raft of European countries.  


July AU Labour Force Survey: A Step in the Right Direction

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The Australian unemployment rate dropped to an almost six-year low in July, while wage growth posted its strongest quarterly gain since March 2014.


Reality Check for the Australian Labour Market: Key Trends at Midyear

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Employment growth in Australia has eased in 2018, reflecting modest gains in full-time jobs. Wage growth continues to disappoint. However, tax cuts and a boost to the minimum wage could provide some much-needed relief to Australian households.


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