Despite uncertainty surrounding the country’s energy policy, green jobs continue to grow in Australia, tracking well ahead of other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
Participation may be at record levels, but employment growth has taken a dip during the first quarter of 2018.
Following migration reforms last year, the number of skilled migrants coming to Australia has declined sharply, creating the risk of skill shortages in a number of occupations.
With participation rising to a record level in February, the Australian economy is creating a lot of jobs, across a wide variety of industries, and many people have the opportunity to re-enter the workforce.
Indeed data shows rapid growth in the number of AI-related jobs, particularly over the past 18-months, with growth matched by increasing interest from job seekers.
Labour market conditions remain difficult for recent graduates, but there is good news: Opportunities are on the rise, with graduate job postings rising strongly throughout 2017.