Monthly Archives: January 2011

National unemployment rate improves in December

Australia’s unemployment rate, measured in trend terms, fell slightly in December 2010 to 5.1 per cent – its lowest level since January 2009. South Australia’s unemployment rate remained stable at 5.6 per cent.
The total number of employed persons for Australia rose by more than 25,000 persons in December 2010, with full-time employment rising more […]

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Issues Paper: Re-Thinking the Approach to Regional Development in South Australia

In December 2010, an Issues Paper on the topic of regional development in South Australia was distributed to Corporate Members.
In the paper, authors Michael O’Neil and Cliff Walsh argue that regional development in South Australia is an agenda without a policy framework or strategy. South Australia’s economic, social and environmental progress depend entirely on the […]

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