Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Labour Market Programs [Kirby report]


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Author: Kirby, Peter

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Australia. Committee of Inquiry into Labour Market Programs


This report sets out a new direction for labour market policy in Australia. It is the outcome of the work undertaken by the Committee of Inquiry into Labour Market Programs chaired by Peter Kirby, formed in late 1983 in response to government concerns over the deterioration of the labour market since 1970, resulting in high levels of unemployment and a number of groups being disadvantaged in terms of access to employment, including women, young people, those with disabilities, and older workers. This final report documents the Committee’s examination of labour market policy and programs...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Traineeship; Labour market; Outcomes; Policy; Finance; Culture and society; Participation; Teaching and learning; Employment

Keywords: Recommendations; Policy formation; Unemployed; Unemployment; Subsidy; Retraining; Community participation; Training program; Employability

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985

Physical description: 288 p.

ISBN: 0644034564

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/LMR 85.649

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