Australia has a new frontier of employment growth and it’s not mining. But this new frontier carries a clear long term danger sign.
Employment Minister Bill Shorten, speaking at CEDA yesterday, revealed that in the last four years 250,000 jobs had been created the health and aged services industry. More significantly that four year increase is more than the actual total employment in the mining industry. And the employment increase in mining has been only half the level of the new jobs generated by the health sector.
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