Meeting the Challenge of Casual Work in Australia: Evidence, Past Treatment and Future Policy
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"This article focuses on policy options to contain the expansion of casual work in Australia, especially long term casual work. The first part summarises the evidence on casual work and why it is a problem in Australia. The second part looks at some of the factors that have facilitated its growth. The third section considers the ways in which casual work has been regulated in the past, with particular attention to some of the new developments in the past three years, such as the right of conversion. Finally, in the fourth section, we outline out some new policy initiatives."