Eradicating modern slavery in Australia
The Government's review of the ‘Modern Slavery Act’, must address risks of forced labour inherent in our visa system, say University of Melbourne experts.
The rise and rise of job insecurity
Blue collar workers were the winners in a COVID-19 job market that saw the biggest rise in job insecurity in two decades, finds the annual HILDA survey.
Navigating the great office exodus
Working from home became the norm during COVID-19, but how have Australians shifted from a traditional workplace? The annual HILDA survey has some answers.
The real cost to unpaid carers
Unpaid caregiving is detrimental to mental health, finds University of Melbourne research. And globally, the unpaid care load is still mostly carried by women.
How remote work is invading our spaces
While work needs to happen somewhere, in a post-pandemic world, that somewhere can be anywhere. But is that a good thing, asks University of Melbourne expert.
From ‘nice to have’ to ‘must-have’ in the post-COVID workplace
The experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices say University of Melbourne experts.
The rise of the digital nomad
University of Melbourne research finds countries around the world are seeking to attract a growing legion of digital nomads through new remote work visas.
What do pilots think of having more AI in the cockpit?
Pilots want to explore technology like cockpit digital voice assistants but pilots need to be central to any new systems, say University of Melbourne experts
Is transparency at work good for productivity?
In a time of remote working, motivation and productivity are more important than ever. University of Melbourne research asks if transparency is the answer.
Blurring the weekend
HILDA Survey shows many Australian do some work on the weekend; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether working from home will further blur the weekend