An overview of Australian experience with manpower programmes


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Author: Kirby, P. E. F.


The focus of this paper is on Australia's development of manpower programmes. The categories of programmes are identified, some background to their development is given and an attempt is made to assess their impact. Attention is also drawn to some contemporaneous developments in the manpower policy and programmes of overseas countries.

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Subjects: Policy; Employment; Labour market; Apprenticeship; Finance; Vocational education and training; Migration; Statistics; Income

Keywords: History; Labour demand; Labour supply; Educational policy; Cost; Labour market program; Unemployment; Immigration; Financial aspects; Policy analysis

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Employment and Youth Affairs, 1981

Physical description: 48 p.

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