How the government and unions help maintain Australia's skills shortage

Phillips, Ken
March 2008
Institute of Public Affairs Review;Mar2008, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p16
The article reflects on the shortage of skilled workers in Australia. He cites the implementation of a red tape laden system of temporary work visas by the government, which increases costs and restricts the ability to address the labour shortage. He addresses the importance of immigration to resolving the skills shortage in the nation.


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