As VERTO celebrates its 40th birthday, I've been reflecting on the story so far. For almost a decade, I've been fortunate to be at the helm of this incredible organisation.
Skills shortages are an enduring issue in the Australian labour market today.
Access to quality higher education is vital for personal development, career opportunities and economic growth in any country. However, students in regional Australia face unique challenges that can impact their high school and post-school studies.
A love of culture, stories and connections has inspired Maria Saunders, who has lived in Coffs Harbour for 18 years and worked in the aged care industry, to start a new business venture called Mmm Aunty’s Coffee.
Although Australia continues to experience low unemployment, youth unemployment remains an issue in many parts of the country. Unemployment amongst young people sits at 7.8% compared to a 3.5% general rate, according to May 2023 ABS data.