Tag: industry 4.0

Occupational Health & Safety

The impact of megatrends on WHS and workers’ compensation policy

The rise of the ‘gig economy’, emerging technologies, and an aging workforce raise numerous questions in the context of work health and safety (WHS) and workers’ compensation. There are concerns that current policy and regulatory frameworks may not be adequate or appropriate for the ‘workforce of the future’. But, until recently, such a workforce has…

14 Nov 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Education

How the UIA has increased low income graduates by 29% (year on year)

In Australia, fewer than fifty percent of low incomes graduates complete their Higher Education (HE) degrees on time; and in the USA fewer than fifty percent complete them at all. This significant, global problem, costs governments tens of billions each year in wasted Pell grants; perpetuates cycles of poverty; and leaves countries around the world…

24 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Defence & Security

Education

Uncategorised

STEM in defence – strategies for attracting and retaining talent

The Australian government's $89 billion national sovereign shipbuilding program is set to give the Australian job market a significant boost – with more than 5,000 workers soon needed to develop its fleet of new submarines, major surface combatants and offshore patrol vessels. But while increased job demand marks positive news for Australian citizens – and…

25 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic