The Australian labour market continued its gradual improvement throughout 2018, underpinned by strong growth in full-time jobs and greater opportunity for younger workers. But falling property prices and an uncertain trade outlook threaten to slow growth in 2019.


November AU Labour Force Survey: Australia’s Underemployment Problem

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A somewhat mixed labour force report to end the year, with participation reaching a new record high but no improvement in underemployment or the underutilisation rate.


Australian Low Wage Growth: Was It Inevitable?

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Even though the labour market is now getting better, wages aren’t rising as much as in past periods of improvement.


October AU Labour Force Survey: Full-time Employment Leads the Charge

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Another strong month for the Australian labour market, particularly among full-time opportunities. Wage growth also took a step in the right direction


September AU Labour Force Survey: Another Step Forward

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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.


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