Under more relaxed measures, only workers from some industries are allowed to return straight to work after recording a negative rapid antigen test.
The government plans to consult with industry, as well as the education and training sectors on ways to meet the country’s digital needs.
Professionals who have postponed their career moves during the pandemic are now quitting their jobs for better-paid ones.
The easing of restrictions in New South Wales and Victoria impacted the national jobs figures significantly, with employment rising in both states.
The survey of 760 human resource professionals also showed that 85% of workers in workplaces with vaccine mandates supported them.
The government hopes the tool can help ensure workforce policy and industry-specific workforce plans are data-driven.
In the next five years, more than nine out of 10 jobs in the country will also require post-school qualifications.
About 55,000 West Australians were opposed to getting the vaccine, with 39,000 of them being in jobs where COVID-19 vaccination was mandatory.
Working from home would remain part of the way the public service will operate in the future, said the Public Service Commissioner
JobTrainer provides access for those eligible to free or low-fee courses, preparing workers for fast-growing industries.
The state government plans to repeal the automatic compensation rights for essential workers under section 19B of the Workers Compensation Act 1987.
The introduction of the regulation will abolish the current A$450 minimum threshold for workers to qualify for superannuation.
The Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (Cosboa) said a standardised approach would offer clarity for small businesses.
The Reserve Bank of Australia noted that in sectors where wage growth was observed, it was largely due to earlier implemented wage cuts that were reversed.
To help workers, especially women, balance family and employment responsibilities, Labour has urged for a review of the “erosion” of part-time work.
Australia's Northern Territory has made it compulsory for anyone serving the public at work to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Some firms posted revenues that did not fall sufficiently enough to qualify, while others posted increased revenues over the period.
Some 71% of Australians support companies being forced to repay JobKeeper funds if they did not need it, according to a recent opinion survey.
From May to August, there was a loss of 175,000 casual jobs, which represented 72% of all the jobs lost across the labour market.
Healthcare staff in New South Wales (NSW) must be inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine by September 30, said NSW health minister Brad Hazzard.
The government is expanding wage subsidies for businesses which employ apprentices into the latter’s second and third years.
Changes to the Fair Work Act were passed in March, allowing casual staff the right to convert to permanent employment after 12 months of work.
It expects that strict lockdowns in New South Wales and Victoria state are likely to see the national economy shrink over the September quarter.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has called on the government to do more to address the gender gap for women in the workforce.
The proportion of Australians working from home had increased from 8% to 40% over the past two year, according to an official review.
Thousands of Australian healthcare workers risk losing their jobs if they opt not to be vaccinated under new government rules.
A Facebook group “Jobs Without Jabs Australia” with 20,000 members is opposing the vaccination requirement for jobs.
Unions have lauded the decision to provide payments to workers over 17 years of age if certain conditions are met.
The largest increase in workers holding multiple jobs include the sectors of administrative and support services, as well as arts and recreation.
The sharpest decline in job ads in the month were registered in areas currently under lockdown, with falls registered in NSW, ACT and Victoria.