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John Buchanan - Newsroom articles


  • What are the merits of a four-day working week? 15 Mar 2017

    ABC Radio (NewsRadio, Canberra, Perth, Newcastle)

    Professor John Buchanan responded to a proposal for a four-day working week and reduced working hours on ABC Radio (NewsRadio, Canberra, Perth, Newcastle).

  • As penalty rates are slashed, what is your Sunday worth now? 23 Feb 2017

    Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times, ABC News 24 and regional newspapers

    Professor John Buchanan was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times, ABC News 24 and regional newspapers about the Fair Work Commission’s decision to cut Sunday penalty rates for workers in the retail and hospitality industries.

  • Support helps new tradies stick it out 11 Feb 2017

    Adelaide Advertiser

    Professor John Buchanan from the Business School was quoted about his research on the importance of social support in retaining apprentices in the workplace, in the Adelaide Advertiser.

  • Professor John Buchanan on ABC Radio National Drive 31 Jan 2017

    ABC Radio National Drive

    ABC Radio National Drive interviewed Professor John Buchanan about the Federal Government and Federal Opposition’s policies on job creation and apprenticeships.

  • Unemployment rates and economic growth 16 Jan 2017

    ABC News 24

    ABC News 24 interviewed Professor John Buchanan about unemployment rates and their relationship with economic growth in developing and developed countries.

  • Uber, Airtasker: new world of work is not without problem 27 Dec 2016

    AFR Weekend

    Professor John Buchanan was quoted in the AFR Weekend about the future of the Australian workforce, which he says is akin to a ‘Tinder economy’.

  • John Buchanan on ABC News 24 18 Oct 2016

    ABC News 24

    ABC News 24 interviewed Professor John Buchanan about the issue of unemployment in Australia.

  • Overwhelmed by work pressure 06 Oct 2016

    ABC Radio National Life Matters

    ABC Radio National Life Matters spoke to John Buchanan from the Sydney Business School about work intensification as the defining issue of work life today.

  • A Shakespearian Drama 12 Sep 2016

    Campus Review

    Campus Review mentioned research by Professor John Buchannan from the Business School on the support young apprentices need.

  • Caught in an unemployment netherworld: too young to retire, too old to get a job 03 Sep 2016

    The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times

    Professor John Buchanan was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald, Age and Canberra Times about a moral panic about a labour shortage disseminated by policy makers.


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