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Inquiry into increasing participation in the workforce

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Report

On 14 March 2005, the House Standing Committee on Employment, Workplace Relations and Workforce Participation tabled its report on the inquiry into increasing participation in the workforce entitled Working for Australia's future: Increasing participation in the workforce.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 6 chapters, 1 dissent and 7 appendices.

Working for Australia's future: Increasing participation in the workforce

Preliminary pages (PDF 175KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 85KB)
Introduction

Chapter 2 (PDF 598KB)
Trends in workforce participation

Chapter 3 (PDF 260KB)
Enough jobs

Chapter 4 (PDF 301KB)
Welfare and labour market reform

Chapter 5 (PDF 424KB)
Targeted approaches to increasing employment

Chapter 6 (PDF 101KB)
Conclusion

Dissenting report (PDF 108KB)
Mr Brendan O’Connor MP, Mr Tony Burke MP, Ms Annette Ellis MP , Ms Jill Hall MP

Appendix A (PDF 56KB)
Conduct of the inquiry

Appendix B (PDF 85KB)
List of submissions

Appendix C (PDF 153KB)
List of exhibits

Appendix D (PDF 97KB)
List of hearings and witnesses

Appendix E (PDF 117KB)
Glossary

Appendix F (PDF 85KB)
Main income support payments and allowances

Appendix G (PDF 76KB)
Other inquiries on ageing and workforce participation

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