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


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.


June AU Labour Force Survey: A Big Improvement

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The Australian labour market finished the financial year on a high, with a strong set of labour force data in June.


The Top Jobs in Australia That People Won’t Leave

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Nurses, engineers and tech workers are among those least likely to seek career changes.


May AU Labour Force Survey: Mixed Signals

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Another mixed labour market report for Australia, as employment growth remains well below average growth last year.


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