Today the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash was at Merici College in Canberra to launch the Australian Jobs 2018 report. Minister Cash.
The Minister took time out to talk to an audience of year 11 and 12 girls that attend the school. At the doorstop interview that followed, the Minister said, “I’ve just been speaking with a group of Year 11 and 12 girls about their job prospects, and I’m delighted to hear a number of them putting up their hands and saying to me: Michaelia, I’d like to be a pilot. Michaelia, I’d like to be a criminal psychologist. Because the job opportunities for these Year 11 and 12s, because of the labour market conditions in Australia, are fantastic.”
The Minister spoke about the report and said, “This is a practical guide for students who are thinking about the next step when they leave school and are looking for work. It’s great for job seekers, in particular, those job seekers who might be thinking of looking for another job. It’s great for those within the industry, job providers, to know exactly where the growing industries are. What it also highlights, though, is that the labour market fundamentals in Australia are strong and they’re projected to stay strong. It analyses the 2017 data, and the good news for Australians is 2017 was the best jobs growth ever in Australia.