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The IT workforce crisis: what is the solution?

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posted on 05.05.2017, 01:28 by Birrell, Bob, Dobson, Ian R., Kinnaird, Bob, Smith, T. Fred
Australia faces a major supply crisis with professional IT workers. Industry representatives argue that there should be an increase in the supply of both local IT graduates and immigration IT professionals. Under present government policies most of the growth in supply will come from immigrants trained in Australia as full-fee overseas students. Additions from this source are a good thing but there is an urgent need for additional earmarked funds for the training of local students. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s


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People and place, vol. 7, no. 4 (1999), p. 63-75. ISSN 1039-4788