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Australia’s superannuation funds have been heavily hit by the financial crisis, with real losses of 26.7% in 2008.... More than one in four Australian seniors live in poverty on international measures. The OECD welcomes the government’s increase in the age pension to address this problem...
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Australia. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.
In 2008-11, 14 regions in 11 countries underwent the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional Development aiming to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
Young people are likely to be hit hard by rising unemployment as the global downturn continues.
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Australia. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Interview with Australia regarding their participation in the Engineering strand of the AHELO Feasibility Study.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Australia.
This book contains recommendations for national and local policy makers and presents a set of international best practices for social enterprises.
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This is the third in a series of country reports prepared as part of the study on Systemic Innovation in Vocational Education and Training (VET) being conducted by CERI/OECD during 2007-08. It focuses on three case studies of systemic innovation in the Australian VET system.