The Australian Labour Market in 2005

Martin O’brien, Richard Denniss, John Burgess

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2005 represented another good year in terms of labour market performance. In this context it is difficult to justify WorkChoices on the basis that it will improve economic performance. This article undertakes an analysis of the justification for and the likely impact of WorkChoices on the labour market.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-318
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Industrial Relations
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • economic performance
  • industrial relations legislation
  • labour market
  • WorkChoices


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