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Author Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts.

Title Review of Auditor-General's reports 1996-97, second quarter / Joint Committee of Public Accounts
Published Canberra : AGPS, 1997

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Description x, 118 pages ; 25 cm
Series Report / Joint Committee of Public Accounts ; 352
Report (Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee of Public Accounts) ; 352
Contents Chapter 1. Background to the inquiry -- Explanation of the terms of reference -- What do employers want in a young person? -- Features of the youth labour market -- Employment trends -- Concentration of youth employment -- Teenagers -- 20 to 24 year olds -- Unemployment -- Skill shortages -- The structure of the report -- ch. 2. Social factors -- [2.1]. Family background -- [2.2]. Culture -- Education -- Business -- Recruitment -- Negative cultural factors -- Positive cultural factors -- [2.3]. Attitudes and expectations -- Young people -- Employers -- [2.4]. Employment programs -- Addressing disadvantage -- Recognised training -- [2.5]. Rural, regional and remote communities -- Employment opportunities -- Seasonal factors and commodity prices -- Regional infrastructure -- [2.6]. Transport -- Regional -- Urban -- [2.7]. Ethnicity -- Indigenous youth -- Education -- Employment -- Migrant youth -- ch. 3. Educational factors -- [3.1]. Education and employment --
Subsidies for trainees and apprentices -- A national youth wage -- [5.5]. On-costs and associated compliance costs -- Cost proportionately higher for young workers -- Penalty rates -- ch. 6. Conclusion -- Dissenting report / Steve Dargavel, Mark Latham, Martin Ferguson -- appendix 1. Conduct of the inquiry -- appendix 2. List of submissions -- appendix 3. List of exhibits -- appendix 4. Witnesses at public hearings -- appendix 5. References -- appendix 6. The Industry Reference Group's proposals on the implementation of the Modern Australian Apprenticeship and Traineeship System (MAATS)
Vocational education and training and traineeships and apprenticeships in schools -- Labour market programs -- [4.4]. State and federal government policies -- ch. 5. Youth wages -- [5.1]. The level of youth wages -- Youth productivity and wages -- Addressing the imbalance -- The effect of reducing youth wages -- Employers' views on wages and subsidies -- [5.2]. Aged based wage rates -- Competency-based alternatives to junior rates -- Junior rates and anti-age discrimination legislation -- [5.3]. Social security benefits and youth wages -- Perceptions -- Part-time and full-time workers -- Apprentices and trainees -- [5.4]. Training wages -- Structure -- Apprentice wages -- Wage signals to young people -- Wage signals to employers -- The national training wage (NTW) --
[3.2]. Literacy and numeracy -- [3.3]. School completion and retention rates -- [3.4]. Youth guarantee -- [3.5]. The tertiary education rank (TER) -- [3.6]. Vocational education and workplace learning -- Structured workplace learning: Years 11 and 12 -- Vocational education: Years 7 to 10 -- [3.7]. Careers guidance -- The current situation -- The consequences of poor guidance -- One good example (John Paul College) -- Whose responsibility? -- The way ahead -- University graduates -- ch. 4. Apprenticeships and traineeships -- [4.1]. Apprenticeships -- Crisis in commencements -- Status of trades -- [4.2]. Traineeships -- Subsidies to employers -- Administration -- [4.3]. New apprenticeships (Modern Apprenticeship and Traineeship System (MAAPS)) -- The reference group's 23 proposals for reform -- Marketing apprenticeships and traineeships -- Resources to underpin growth in employment through group training companies --
1. Introduction -- 2. Audit report no. 13, 1996-97. Tax debt collection, Australian Taxation Office -- Penalties for late payment of tax -- Imposition of additional tax for late payment -- Apparent discrepancies in the rates of remission of additional tax for late payment -- Debt collection and bankruptcies -- Debt risk profiles -- Performance information and benchmarking -- Delegations to write-off outstanding debts -- 3. Audit report no. 15, 1996-97. Management of food provisioning in the Australian Defence Force -- Cost of food provisioning in the ADF -- Army's entitlement-based rationing system -- Application of the Commercial Support Program to catering services -- Food management arrangements in Darwin --
4. Audit report no. 17, 1996-97. Workforce planning in the Australian Defence Force, Department of Defence -- Strength management in the ADF -- Scope for lateral recruitment -- Research into reasons for separation -- Is an all-volunteer force an asset or a constraint -- The establishment system of defining workforce needsf third party serv
Notes "August 1997"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also published as Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) no. 174/1997
Commonwealth of Australia 1997
Subject Australian National Audit Office.
Administrative agencies -- Australia -- Auditing.
Finance, Public -- Australia -- Auditing.
ISSN 0720-4181
ISBN 0644507888
0644508434