The Workplace Research Centre (WRC) is one of Australia's leading research organisations on work and employment.
Over 22 years we have successfully completed on-time and on-budget, over 100 major contract research projects and multiple smaller scale studies.
Our programs have a deserved reputation for quality, value-for-money and practical relevance.
The Centre for Workforce Futures at Macquarie University is hosting the 25th Women, Management and Work Conference on 18-19 July 2013 in Sydney.More
Serena Yu and Tanya Bretherton have won the AVETRA Early Career Researcher Award this April for their work in the field of Vocational Education and Training, at the AVETRA National Conference in Fremantle. Yu and Bretherton have been engaged in a three year program of research "Vocations: the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market", undertaken for the NCVER.More
Electrical Apprentice Pay is Inadequate 28 Feb 2013
A research report being released this morning finds award wage rates do not adequately reflect skill levels or financial requirements of contemporary electrical apprentices. The Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, in conjunction with Professor Michael Bittman, recently completed the research on apprentice wages for the Electrical Trades Union.