Worker shortage crisis

Take A Leaf Out Of NZ’s Book: How We Could Deal With the Worker Shortage
22 February 2024

Take A Leaf Out Of NZ’s Book: How We Could Deal With the Worker Shortage

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. Governments have tended to use migration as the lazy solution to fill worker shortages, but a simple solution lies right across the ditch. In 2023, Australia’s worker shortage crisis changed from being
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024
12 February 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined David Bevan on ABC Adelaide to discuss the IPA’s research into how removing red tape and tax barriers on Australian pensioners can solve Australia’s worker shortage crisis. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the
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How New Zealand Solved It’s Worker Shortage Crisis
12 February 2024

How New Zealand Solved It’s Worker Shortage Crisis

Australia is currently experiencing unprecedented, yet persistent, worker shortages. According to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of job vacancies across the Australian economy—meaning a job position that is available for immediate filling and for which recruitment action has been taken—is currently above 388,000. Worker shortages make it difficult for entrepreneurs and investors to
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IPA Research: New Zealand Pension Model Roadmap To Solving Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis
12 February 2024

IPA Research: New Zealand Pension Model Roadmap To Solving Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis

“The current tax debate in Canberra has failed to notice that Australian pensioners and veterans face an effective marginal tax rate of 69 per cent if they choose to work. Without reform, Australia will not solve its worker shortage crisis,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a new report, How New
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Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal
15 January 2024

Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The infrastructure and construction sector has been one of the worst affected by persistent worker shortages, with a December report from Infrastructure Australia finding the sector faces a shortage of 229,000 workers. This
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024
10 January 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Russel Collett on Perth 6PR to discuss the nationwide worker shortage and the data correlating to it from the ABS. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Russell Collett: This is very interesting.
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ABS Data Shows Response To Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis Has Failed
10 January 2024

ABS Data Shows Response To Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis Has Failed

“The ongoing high number of job vacancies in Australia underscores the immediate need to lower tax rates facing Australians who want to work if we want to lower vacancy levels to what they were prior to the pandemic,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows
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Australia’s Worker Shortage is a Canberra Policy Shortage
12 October 2023

Australia’s Worker Shortage is a Canberra Policy Shortage

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. Australia’s persistent worker shortage crisis is a major roadblock to the growth of our economy and our nation’s prosperity. There is no clearer example of how it is adversely affecting our infrastructure
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John Storey On Closing The Gap Success Tasmania Talk LAFM – 5 October 2023
5 October 2023

John Storey On Closing The Gap Success Tasmania Talk LAFM – 5 October 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Director of the Legal Rights Program, John Storey, joined Richard Perno on Tasmania Talks to discuss new IPA research on how the Voice to Parliament may undermine Tasmania’s Closing the Gap success. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript
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Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis: A Handbrake On Economic Growth
5 October 2023

Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis: A Handbrake On Economic Growth

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. It has become clear since the release of the federal government’s much-touted Employment White Paper that there is no comprehensive plan to properly achieve ‘full employment’ or resolve Australia’s entrenched worker shortage crisis. Australia
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