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New report released on the future-proofing labour supply for the Australian vegetable industry

Two academics from the University of Adelaide Law School, Associate Professor Joanna Howe and Professor Alex Reilly, have co-authored a new report examining labour supply challenges in the Australian vegetable industry. The report, ‘Sustainable Solutions: The Future of Labour Supply in the Australian Vegetable Industry’ was commissioned in 2016 by Horticulture Innovation Australia and was […]

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The real issues with 457 visas

In an article published on The Conversation today, PLPRU’s Joanna Howe explains the problems with Australia’s system of ‘457 visas’, arguing that the reality is not reflected in the political debate.

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Young people and the future of work

PLPRU member Professor Rosemary Owens  will be presenting the Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law at ANU College of Law (Canberra) on 12 October 2016. Her lecture is entitled: Young people and the future of work; the regulatory challenges of unpaid work at the intersection of education and work.  Professor Owens is currently undertaking an […]

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