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As of 1 July 2014 the functions of the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) have been transferred to the Australian Government's Department of Industry.

This website provides access to information on AWPA, and to research and work published by AWPA, prior to 1 July 2014. The information on this website is current only up until 1 July 2014.

AWPA and its predecessor Skills Australia provided advice to the Australian Government on Australia's skills and workforce development needs from 1 July 2008 to 1 July 2014.

To access current information on skills and workforce development visit www.industry.gov.au.


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Food and beverage workforce study
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Building a workforce for the future

Statement from the Chair

1 July 2014 

The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Chair Philip Bullock has announced that the work of the agency will be transferred into the Department of Industry.

This tranfer was completed on 1 July 2014.

View the chair's statement.