Commonwealth-State Apprenticeship Inquiry: report of Committee [Wright report]


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Commonwealth State Committee of Inquiry into Apprenticeship (Australia)


In September 1950 the Premier's Conference (representing the governments of the Commonwealth of Australia and all the six states) approved a resolution sponsored by the Commonwealth government for a joint Commonwealth-State examination of apprenticeship matters under the following terms of reference: (1) to inquire into and report upon whether, to meet the present and future requirements for skilled [tradespeople], having regard to the needs of a rapidly expanding industrial economy and defence, and in the light of the functioning of the apprenticeship system [practised at the time] in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Governance; Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Industry; Employment; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Relevance of education and training; Recommendations; Labour demand; Labour supply; Regulation; Skill needs; Conditions of employment; Recruitment

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: W. M. Houston, Government Printer, 1954

Physical description: 123 p.

On cover: March 1954
Chair: Sydney Charles Grenville Wright
Presented to the Honourable Mr Justice S. C. G. Wright in appreciation of his chairmanship of the Commonwealth-State Apprenticeship Inquiry by his fellow members.

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/TNC 119.1095

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