The Centre for Workforce Futures represents one of the Asia Pacific’s leading concentrations of expertise from the disciplines of Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Demography, Economics, Employment Relations, Human Resource Management, International Business, Labour Law, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Media and Cultural Studies, Medical Informatics, Organisation Studies, Operations Management, Philosophy and Sociology. It also engages with research on age and ageing, gender, health and migration.
The Centre’s multi-disciplinary community and its members are in an excellent position to undertake cross-disciplinary problem-focused research and thought leadership that addresses current and future economic and social challenges relating to work, working people, work organisation and employment.
The Centre is governed by co-Directors, Professors Daryll Hull and Lucy Taksa and Deputy Director Louise Thornthwaite, with input from a Standing Advisory Committee, an International Scholarly Advisory Committee and an external Industry Advisory Committee.
The Centre’s staff include a postdoctoral fellow and a half-time administrative assistant.
In addition, the Centre is composed of Core Members from across Macquarie University, Associate Members from other universities in Australia and overseas and from other educational organisations such as TAFE, and PhD student members.
The Centre also has numerous Honorary Professors and Honorary Adjuncts from external organisations.
The Centre is supported by the university’s library services, IT support services, HR, Events and Marketing teams.