Nicholas Wyman looks at why a shortage of middle-skilled workers (such as electricians, chefs, carpenters, auto mechanics and welders) is resulting in diminished growth prospects for our economy. Why is this so and how can we fix it?
Australia has enjoyed a relatively robust economy and low unemployment rate for several years. Our success, however, has created a problem of a shortage of middle-skilled workers.
Nicholas discusses how we can close the Gap and what we can do to help reduce youth unemployment.
Nicholas explains how the current government programs are faring.