Australia resources

December 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

September 2021

  1. Getting older: Confronting Asia and the Pacific’s ageing labour force

    Asia and the Pacific’s ageing population is a trend that is expected to steadily increase. Ageing societies means older labour forces and higher old-age dependency ratios, increasing the pressures on economies to close pension and social protection coverage gaps.

July 2021

  1. 10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.

  2. Future of Trade Unions: the experience from Australia

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of changes in particular driven by technological development, climate change, demographic shifts and Globalization. In this context, what could be the future of trade unions? Emma Kingdon from the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) shares her views on the future of Unions...

January 2021

  1. Labour Migration in Asia and the Pacific

    A brief on ILO's priorities in Asia and the Pacific, January 2021 edition

September 2020

  1. Labour relations and COVID-19 in Australia

    Find out how bipartite social dialogue between employers and trade unions was used to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis in Australia (working time flexibility).

November 2019

  1. Employment and environmental sustainability in Australia

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

April 2018

  1. On-call and related forms of casual work in New Zealand and Australia

January 2018

  1. Australian women’s Working futures: Are we ready?

    Research paper to contribute to the discussions at a regional ‘Women and the Future of Work in the Asia-Pacific’ Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 31 January – 1 February 2018.

October 2017

  1. Norway joins hands with ILO to support Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation

    H.E. Mr. Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther, the Ambassador to Norway in Sri Lanka launched the Employment Generation and Livelihoods through Reconciliation (EGLR) project in Jaffna on 19th October 2017 in the presence of government officials, members of the community and local polity.