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Workforce advisory agency abolished

The Australian     |   14 April 2014 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) will be terminated and its functions transferred to the Department of Industry from 1 July 2014. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….................................... Confirming the agency’s disbandment to staff, AWPA chairman Philip Bullock said that the move is in line with the government’s plan to "streamline its advisory processes" and  that the board wants to ensure a “smooth transition”. He said AWPA’s strategies, reports, modelling and research documents had been used by industry and governments at all levels. There are few times in our … [Read more...]