TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Ken
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Institute of Public Affairs Review;Mar2008, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31720004

 

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