Preparing for the future:
The changing workforce and meeting
skills demand in regional Australia
Jack Archer
General Manag...
OVERVIEW
[In]Sight – Australia’s regional competitiveness index
National view of local labour market efficiency
Structural...
WHAT IS THE REGIONAL AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE
The Regional Australia Institute exists to create a vibrant future
for regional A...
[In]Sight	
  –	
  Australia’s	
  Regional	
  Compe@@veness	
  Index	
  
insight.regionalaustralia.org.au	
  
Data	
  and	
...
[IN]SIGHT - LABOUR MARKET EFFICIENCY 2011-12
Indicators:	
  
-­‐  Unemployment	
  
-­‐  Youth	
  
unemployment	
  
-­‐  Pa...
NORTHERN TERRITORY OUTBACK - SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH,
INEFFICIENT MARKET
38%	
  
230%	
  
55%	
  
106%	
   89%	
  
-­‐76%	
  
1...
WARNAMBOOL/SW VICTORIA REGION EMPLOYMENT
2008-14
CROSS SECTOR DECLINE
Source:	
  ABS	
  Regional	
  Labour	
  Force	
  05/...
TOOWOOMBA REGION 2008-14 EMPLOYMENT
MODERATE GROWTH, BIG STRUCTURAL SHIFT
-­‐50%	
   -­‐42%	
  
0%	
  
94%	
  
500%	
  
1%...
AUSTRALIA’S CURRENT, NEXT AND FUTURE WAVES OF ECONOMIC
GROWTH 2013-2033
POSSIBLE NEW DEMAND – A MUD MAP
Regional	
  ci@es:	
  
•  Health	
  
•  InternaDonal	
  
educaDon	
  
Ag	
  
Ag	
  
Ag	
  ...
RESPONDING TO CHANGING REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT DEMAND
Skills
MobilityMigration
1.  Thin markets
2.  Capacity to pay
3.  Flexibility of qualifications
4.  Active engagement with mobility
5.  Multiple fu...
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Jack Archer delivered the presentation at the 2014 Skilling Australia Summit.

The 8th Annual Skilling Australia Summit considered the current policy framework and examined state and national challenges for skilling the Australian economy at this time. Current skilled shortages within industry groups were addressed and debated.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.informa.com.au/skillingoz14

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Jack Archer - Regional Australia Institute - Preparing for the Future: Can the regional workforce and skills system enable the realisation of economic opportunity in Regional Australia?

  1. 1. Preparing for the future: The changing workforce and meeting skills demand in regional Australia Jack Archer General Manager Research and Policy SKILLING  AUSTRALIA  SUMMIT  
  2. 2. OVERVIEW [In]Sight – Australia’s regional competitiveness index National view of local labour market efficiency Structural workforce change 08-14 – illustrative examples Likely future pressures and opportunities Imperatives for the skills system
  3. 3. WHAT IS THE REGIONAL AUSTRALIA INSTITUTE The Regional Australia Institute exists to create a vibrant future for regional Australia - for the benefit of all Australians Informed by both research and ongoing dialogue with the community, we develop policy and advocate for change to build a stronger economy and a better quality of life in regional Australia
  4. 4. [In]Sight  –  Australia’s  Regional  Compe@@veness  Index   insight.regionalaustralia.org.au   Data  and  rankings   10  themes   59  Indicators   560  LGAs   55  RDAs  
  5. 5. [IN]SIGHT - LABOUR MARKET EFFICIENCY 2011-12 Indicators:   -­‐  Unemployment   -­‐  Youth   unemployment   -­‐  ParDcipaDon   -­‐  Skilled  labour   -­‐  Welfare   Dependence  
  6. 6. NORTHERN TERRITORY OUTBACK - SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH, INEFFICIENT MARKET 38%   230%   55%   106%   89%   -­‐76%   11.9   2.3   2.2   1.9   0.8   -­‐1.3   -­‐4   -­‐2   0   2   4   6   8   10   12   -­‐100%   -­‐50%   0%   50%   100%   150%   200%   250%   Total  (industry)      Mining      Health  Care  and   Social  Assistance      ConstrucDon      Manufacturing      Agriculture,   Forestry  and   Fishing   %  Change  in  Sector   Change  FTE   Source:  ABS  Regional  Labour  Force  05/14,  RAI  Analysis  
  7. 7. WARNAMBOOL/SW VICTORIA REGION EMPLOYMENT 2008-14 CROSS SECTOR DECLINE Source:  ABS  Regional  Labour  Force  05/14,  RAI  Analysis   -­‐83%   -­‐14%   -­‐21%   -­‐42%   0%   -­‐10%  -­‐0.5   -­‐0.5   -­‐1   -­‐2.6   0   -­‐4.3   -­‐5   -­‐4.5   -­‐4   -­‐3.5   -­‐3   -­‐2.5   -­‐2   -­‐1.5   -­‐1   -­‐0.5   0   -­‐90%   -­‐80%   -­‐70%   -­‐60%   -­‐50%   -­‐40%   -­‐30%   -­‐20%   -­‐10%   0%      Mining      Health  Care  and   Social  Assistance      ConstrucDon      Manufacturing      Agriculture,   Forestry  and   Fishing   Total  (industry)   Change  08-­‐14  (%  of  sector)   FTE  Change  08-­‐14  (no.  of  jobs)  
  8. 8. TOOWOOMBA REGION 2008-14 EMPLOYMENT MODERATE GROWTH, BIG STRUCTURAL SHIFT -­‐50%   -­‐42%   0%   94%   500%   1%   -­‐1.5   -­‐2.7   0   3.3   2   0.5   -­‐3   -­‐2   -­‐1   0   1   2   3   4   -­‐400%   -­‐300%   -­‐200%   -­‐100%   0%   100%   200%   300%   400%   500%      Agriculture,   Forestry  and   Fishing      Manufacturing      ConstrucDon      Health  Care  and   Social  Assistance      Mining   Total  (industry)   FTE  Change  (%  of  08  Workforce)   FTE  Change  (PosiDons)   Source:  ABS  Regional  Labour  Force  05/14,  RAI  Analysis  
  9. 9. AUSTRALIA’S CURRENT, NEXT AND FUTURE WAVES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH 2013-2033
  10. 10. POSSIBLE NEW DEMAND – A MUD MAP Regional  ci@es:   •  Health   •  InternaDonal   educaDon   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Ag   Mi   Mi   Mi   Ag   Ag   Ag   G   G   G   G   G   T   T   T   T   T   T   T   T   T   T   T   T  
  11. 11. RESPONDING TO CHANGING REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT DEMAND Skills MobilityMigration
  12. 12. 1.  Thin markets 2.  Capacity to pay 3.  Flexibility of qualifications 4.  Active engagement with mobility 5.  Multiple funding (and compliance) systems CHALLENGES
  13. 13. Like us on Facebook Subscribe to updates Visit our website ‘Have your Say’ online Follow us on Twitter LET’S KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING www.regionalaustralia.org.au    

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