It’s a great time to have a lower dollar. But we wouldn't want it to stay too low for too long.
The real challenge of economic reform revolves around the relative power of corporations and citizens, not the traditional reform narrative of recent decades that has left people disenchanted.
The 457 visa program can and should be fixed, writes migration researcher for the Development Policy Centre, Australian National University, Henry Sherrell
There's a growing acceptance that Australia's workplace relations system is playing crucial role in economic adjustment. Will that ever filter through to the government and business, wonder Glenn Dyer/b> and Bernard Keane.
The recent surge in retail sales makes the outlook brighter for employment, but don’t be surprised if it's just a temporary spike. Spending growth could slow as households become more cautious.
As Australia's manufacturers shut up shop, more and more workers will be going freelance. Henry Belot -- himself a freelance writer -- looks at what it will mean when we give the boss the flick.
Maurice Newman, Tony Abbott's hand-picked business adviser, is misguided on Australia's labour markets, according to former Labor adviser and Per Capita research fellow Stephen Koukoulas.
Don't believe the "doom and gloom" reporting: the labour market is far more flexible than the media, employers, or unions will ever admit.
The online marketplace has revolutionised everything from choosing a partner to going shopping. Now, auction websites could be set to change the way we're employed, with a new service launching this week allowing employers to bid for the services of workers online.
A survey result by the Bureau published this morning suggests that the participation rate significantly understates the number of Australians who could be enticed into the workforce if jobs were available