Worker Shortage

Saxon Davidson On How WA Is Hardest Hit By Worker Shortage Crisis On 6PR
23 June 2023

Saxon Davidson On How WA Is Hardest Hit By Worker Shortage Crisis On 6PR

On June 23, IPA Research Fellow Saxon Davidson joined Oliver Peterson on 6PR’s Perth Live to discuss new research showing Western Australia is hardest hit by worker shortages. 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. Oliver Peterson: New research from the
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Western Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages
23 June 2023

Western Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages

“Job number one for Premier Cook is to fix Western Australia’s worst-in-the-nation worker shortage levels, which is stifling business performance and punishing customers,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Institute of Public Affairs has released new research that shows Western Australia is the hardest hit by worker shortages, which is holding the state
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Parliamentary Research Brief – Western Australia Is Worst Affected By Crippling Worker Shortage
22 June 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – Western Australia Is Worst Affected By Crippling Worker Shortage

Australia is currently experiencing a persistent and unprecedented, country-wide shortage of workers. Currently, Western Australia is hardest hit by worker shortages. The number of job vacancies in WA is equivalent to 10% of the WA working age population not in the labour force, close to double states such as South Australia. Chart 1: Job vacancies as a percentage of working-age
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Give Us A Fair Go! Work, Mass Migration, Housing, And The Red Tape Disaster
12 June 2023

Give Us A Fair Go! Work, Mass Migration, Housing, And The Red Tape Disaster

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. The IPA has been dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic freedom through research and analysis since its inception in 1943. The recently announced plan of the federal government to
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John Roskam Discussing IPA Housing Crisis And Migration Research On Sky News Australia – 30 May 2023
30 May 2023

John Roskam Discussing IPA Housing Crisis And Migration Research On Sky News Australia – 30 May 2023

On May 30 The Institute of Public Affairs’ John Roskam discusses research on Credlin Sky News Australia that shows 60% of Australians want a temporary pause on the intake of new immigrants until more economic and social infrastructure, such as schools, roads, hospitals, and houses, are built. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and
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John Storey Discussing How Migration Plans Fail Australian Pensioners, Veterans And Students Who Want To Get Into Work – 6PR Live With Oliver Paterson
25 May 2023

John Storey Discussing How Migration Plans Fail Australian Pensioners, Veterans And Students Who Want To Get Into Work – 6PR Live With Oliver Paterson

On May 25, IPA Director of Legal Rights John Storey discussed how migration plans fail Australian pensioners, veterans and students who want to get into work. Below is a transcript of the interview. Oliver Peterson: John Storey is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. G’day, John. John Storey: G’day, Ollie. How are you? Oliver Peterson: I’m good,
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Submission to the Select Committee on Cost of Living
12 May 2023

Submission to the Select Committee on Cost of Living

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Select Committee on Cost of Living (“the committee”). The findings contained in this submission are based on wide-ranging analysis published in numerous IPA research reports over the past 12 months regarding issues relevant to the
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Polling on Worker Shortages and Immigration on Channel Seven News Melbourne
2 May 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Polling on Worker Shortages and Immigration on Channel Seven News Melbourne

On May 2, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA polling on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the increase of Immigration on Channel Seven Afternoon News Melbourne with Mike Amor. Below is a transcript of the interview. Mike Amor: Australia is bracing for a migration surge with more than 650,000 people expected to enter the country over the next
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Polling on Worker Shortages and Immigration on 3AW Mornings
2 May 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Polling on Worker Shortages and Immigration on 3AW Mornings

On May 2, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA polling on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the increase in immigration on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell. Below is a transcript of the interview. Neil Mitchell: I mentioned this new poll showing about 60% of Australians are not happy with the idea of a migration surge, and we are
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Daniel Wild Discussing Worker Shortages and Immigration on Channel Nine Perth
1 May 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing Worker Shortages and Immigration on Channel Nine Perth

On April 28, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA research on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the government’s migration review on Channel Nine News Perth with Monika Kos. Below is a transcript of the interview. Monika Kos: Now help wanted signs are plastered everywhere, from pubs to cafes to retail. Employers are having a hard time attracting workers,
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