The TJ Ryan Foundation produces reports and commentary on a range of current issues in Queensland public policy. It will generate major reports on select topics of particular interest for the people of Queensland, as well as provide commentary on current events and papers published elsewhere.
David Peetz and others comment in The Conversation (1.12.16) about the reintroduciton of the Australian Building and Construction Commission, after the Senate ultimately passed the Turnbull Government’s
The General Secretary of the Queensland Council of Unions, Ros McLennan, discusses the gender gap in superannuation: ‘While interest groups and politicians bicker over the scope
Paula McDonald and colleagues write in The Conversation (20.6.16) about the problems and barriers faced by some young jobseekers, increasingly encouraged by governments and employers to sign on
Erik Eklund writes in The Conversation (10.6.16) about some of the history behind the formation of miners’ unions in Western countries, including Australia, and the workers’
Mark Liddiard writes in The Conversation (2.6.16) about the introduction in some countries of a universal basic income which provides every citizen with at least a
Tess Hardy writes in The Conversation (20.5.16) about the federal government’s and opposition’s positions on protecting workers from exploitation by employers. This follows recent revelations of
Olav Muurlink writes in The Conversation (19.5.16) about the contested issue of penalty rates, and how calls for their abolition or reduction during this election campaign
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