Centre for Workforce Futures

  • 4 Eastern Road , Building E4A,

    2109 Macquarie University


Organization profile

About Us

The Centre for Workforce Futures represents one of the Asia Pacific's leading concentrations of expertise in the fields of diversity management, employment and industrial relations, demography, labour economics, labour law and management strategy and new forms of work organisation.





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migrant Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
graduate Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences
university Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
employee Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.


Photo of Nikola Balnave

Nikola Balnave

Person: Teaching and research

Photo of Chris Baumann

Chris Baumann

Person: Professional, Teaching and research


Projects 2018 2022

Research Output 1988 2020

‘Hidden in plain sight’: Uncovering the gendered heritage of an industrial landscape

Taksa, L., 2020, The Routledge handbook of memory and place. De Nardi, S., Orange, H., High, S. & Koskinen-Koivisto, E. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, p. 203-213 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review


Counting the uncounted: contestations over casualisation data in Australian universities

Dados, N., Goodman, J. & Yasukawa, K., 21 Aug 2019, Data in society: challenging statistics in an age of globalisation. Evans, J., Ruane, S. & Southall, H. (eds.). Bristol ; Chicago, IL: Policy Press, p. 327-336 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review


Diversity and human resource management: Australian survey results

Taksa, L. & Dados, N., Nov 2019, Melbourne: Australian HR Institute. 38 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

human resources management
labor force

Activities 1985 2019

2019 Holon IQ The Future of Education and Workforce Summit

Yvonne Breyer (Participant)
17 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Matloob Piracha

Lucy Taksa (Host)
23 Apr 20196 May 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an academic visitor

Chinmay Tumbe

Lucy Taksa (Host)
9 Jul 201910 Jul 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an academic visitor

Press / Media

Work is a fundamental part of being human. Robots won't stop us doing it.

Jean-Philippe Deranty


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Coworking In Regional Australia

Yvette Blount


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview TV3 The Cafe

Catherine Bishop


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


Global MBA partnership with SAS

Lan Snell (Participant), Leonie Tickle (Participant)

Impact: Other impacts