Tag: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Education

Which states are leading in Australian higher education?

Educated individuals are key to the prosperity of the economy, both at the state and national levels. It can therefore be worthwhile looking at measures such as the rate of higher level qualification attainment as a benchmark of a country's education levels. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) looked at this…

16 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Mining training ‘important for industry employees’

The importance of mining training has been highlighted in new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. According to the ABS, around eight million people have undertaken some form of training or study in the last 12 months, but prevalence is higher in certain industries. The data showed more than half of miners had undertaken training…

16 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication

VIC gov’t boosts leadership development for women

Women in Victoria should have access to better leadership development through a new set of state government initiatives. The package of measures aims to boost female participation in education, vocational training, learning opportunities and employment. Minister for women's affairs Heidi Victoria revealed the $1.8 million raft of changes would help women facing the disadvantages associated…

23 Sep 2013, by Informa Australia