Drivers of Structural Change in the Australian Economy – CIE DITR December 2006

The structure of the Australian economy is constantly evolving in response to domestic and international forces which themselves are continually changing. Over the last five years the service sector has continued its inexorable increase while at the same time the mining sector has staged a rebound in response to increasing world demand for commodities. Manufacturing […]

Smarter Services Report – Queensland Smart State Council November 2006

Services make up around 70% of the Queensland economy, with three out of four employed Queenslanders currently working in a services industry. Over the past decade, almost all employment growth in OECD countries has occurred in the services sector, as new competitive strengths, including lower-wage workforces, have emerged in rapidly developing countries such as India […]