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The Future of Employment and Skills (FES) research centre conducts impartial and ethical applied social and economic research to address contemporary human capital issues.

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Through our in-depth research, including a host of projects commissioned by the government, we have helped inform and shape policies on work, education and health in Australia and overseas.

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Jobs and skills in the Asia Pacific region

Professor Kostas Mavromaras, Director of the Future of Employment and Skills research centre, is a contributing author of the 2018-2019 Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, ITS State of the Region report. The newly published report will inform the forthcoming APEC meeting in November 2018.

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The future for an aged care workforce

A new working paper by the Future of Employment and Skills research centre outlines the steps the sector could take to achieve a skilled and sustainable aged care workforce both now and into the future.

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