Victoria's RTW bounce back

Sean Gleeson

Victoria has recorded its second consecutive year of improvements in return to work rates. What has caused the turnaround?

For people old enough to remember Australia’s recession in the early nineties, the economic downturn in 2008 might seem like a minor blip in comparison. Nonetheless, the global financial crisis made itself felt. Across the country, building approvals went down, unemployment spiked, consumer confidence decreased and for a time it seemed like the nation’s economy was teetering dangerously close to the brink. In terms of return to...

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Published 10 October, 2011