Australia has a high rate of casual work and many jobs face automation threats: OECD – ABC News

The Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) has predictions for Australia’s future.

Nassim Khadem reports

Explore the future of work before the train leaves the platform with the ‘Tech and the City’ calendar.

#melbourne #explore *#careerhack

Hack Fed Square? I think so.

Melbourne Knowledge Week is upon us.

The City of Melbourne is ongoing people to come up with something that isn’t Just Another Retail Space.

Details here

New Year, New You. FREE professional development events this year in Melbourne

Welcome to Tech and the City.

Melbourne Australia is spoiled for choice when it comes to updating your skills and networking without the usual fees and charges.

If you’re Agile, meaningful work, interview skills, AI, UX, Lean or incubator curious or you just want to find out what all those buzz words even mean, then check out the calendar and pick four things to do this year.

Tech and the City Calendar 2019

Some events I blog about. Some events I highlight. Some events just go under the radar because there are just too many of them. Check back frequently for updates or email me with requests and I’ll keep an eye out for them.

It’s my gift to all the event hosts busting their guts to deliver these opportunities. From a former fellow sufferer…

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Friday Breakfast: Innovation, Economics and Public Policy with Professor Mariana Mazzucato

Professor of Economics specialising in Innovation and Public Value, and  author of  The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths’ Mariana Mazzucato joins the Foundation for Young Australians for one day only.

Details and registrations here

Thursday PM Skill Up Workshop: Explore a Problem

Free event @ RMIT’s Activator incubator https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/activator-skill-up-workshop-explore-a-problem-tickets-51001825834?aff=eand

Tech and the City Calendar | Tech and the City

Choose your own career hacks, Melbourne.

Tech, data, culture, workshops. https://ellebrooker.wordpress.com/tech-and-the-city-free-events-in-melbourne-australia/

Clement Meadmore and mid-century Melbourne design

Design fans rejoice.

  • Clement Meadmore = 1950s furniture designer. ✓
  • Think ‘Grandfather’s Axe’.✓

Fun facts:

  • From Melbourne.
  • In the NGV collection
  • Quite fetch

#midcentury #design #slv

Register here

Business Law Breakfast // Director Penalty Notices

Breakfast law. What better kind? 5 December: find out about your obligations:

  • Before you become a director
  • As a director
  • As a past director
  • Dealing with the ATO when you receive a Director Penalty Notice.

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Did you know: If you become liable under a DPN then the ATO will treat your liability just as it would treat any ordinary tax debt payable? Fun, right?