Competitions and Surveys

Government Department of Jobs Seeking Feedback on Skills Shortages The Labour Market

The Research and Analysis branch of the Department of Jobs and Small Business produces the Job Outlook website and the Australian Jobs publication. They also run a Skill Shortages research program and are undertaking a review of this research and are seeking your feedback. Under the skill shortages research program, they assess around 80 occupations on an annual basis and publish a range of occupational reports and skill shortage lists (see

These lists have no direct status for migration or training purposes. They are currently reviewing which occupations are assessed as part of this program and want to ensure they provide high quality, easily accessible information about Australian occupations, skills that are in shortage, and labour market trends.

They have developed a survey to capture input from you.

Skillsroad 2018 Youth Census Now Open to Young People Aged 15-24

The Skillsroad Youth Census is back and they’re giving participants the chance to score a $1000 eftpos gift card or holiday voucher! The final report will be published on Skillsroad and we will use the findings and insights to inform new resources for you to use in the classroom. The survey takes less than 10 mins to complete. For further information contact Elizabeth on 02 9458 7904.