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Author Taylor, John, 1953-

Title The job ahead : escalating economic costs of indigenous employment disparity : a report for ATSIC / by John Taylor and Jon Altman
Published [Canberra] : Office of Public Affairs, ATSIC for the Economic Policy Section, ATSIC, 1997
[Canberra] : Office of Public Affairs, Economic Policy Section, ATSIC, 1997


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Description 30 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Executive summary -- Main report : Future size of the working-age population ; Lokely implications for future labour force status ; Projecting labour force status, 1996-2006 ; Future employment requirements ; Estimates of the cost of government of various Indigenous labour market outcomes
Summary Projections (based on 1991 census figures) suggest that the Indigenous population of working age will increase by almost 30 per cent by the year 2006, however the rate of growth in mainstream employment for Indigenous people is likely to be less than 1 per cent per annum; implications are that the unemployment rate will increase from the current 39 per cent to 47 per cent by the year 2006; discusses policy implications
Analysis Aborigines
Employment participation rates
Federal issue
Labour market
Labour market programs
Torres Strait Islanders
Trends to 2005
Notes Cover title
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Notes Also available via the Internet at:
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Employment.
Employment subsidies -- Australia.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Employment.
Unemployment -- Australia -- Regional disparities.
Author Altman, Jon C., 1954-
Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission. Economic Policy Section
ISBN 0642268592
Other Titles Escalating economic costs of employment disparity