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Australia 2030

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The pandemic accelerated changes in how, where and when we work and we now have the opportunity to continue the momentum and shape the future of work for multiple generations. 

We ask what will this look like in Australia 2030? And how do we work together - humans, machines, government and businesses - to shape the best future?

Drawing from cutting-edge research and industry perspectives, PwC focuses on the kind of workforce we need, how our workplaces enable our people, and how to energise and inspire them. It doesn’t need to be complex but evolution and innovation must be embraced by Australian organisations and governments when designing the future of work.

Click on the tiles to get our insights and recommendations on working together for a thriving Australia 2030.

Demographic shifts

Demographic shifts in the Australian labour market

With 1 in 7 Australians aged 65+ years and older people leaving the workforce faster than younger people can replace them, government and businesses need to work together to encourage working longer, reskilling and ensuring industrial relations protection extends to all.

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Automation

A major driver of disruption and opportunity

The future workforce will comprise of human resources, cognitive systems, machines and robots. As tasks are automated, not roles, many jobs will still exist but look very different. What steps need to be taken to ensure economic benefits are experienced by the government, businesses and the people?

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Skills

Australia needs a reskilling revolution

The presence of digital skills in job advertisements increased by over 200% over a five year period. And with Australia being ranked 23rd for digital skills (WEF 2018), how do we change our thinking and embrace a lifelong learning journey that will upskill and re-skill all ages of the workforce?

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Changing work patterns

Where and how we work is changing

COVID-19 has accelerated the rise of non-traditional employment models and virtual and remote working options. These offer flexibility to workers and employers, but also have an adverse impact on innovation and wellbeing. How can the government and businesses redress the impact on our work and the broader economy?

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Contact us

Lawrence Goldstone

Lawrence Goldstone

Lead Partner, Future of Work, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 424 299 014

Dr Ben Hamer

Dr Ben Hamer

Lead, Future of Work, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 437 159 517

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