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Sustainable Development Goal 8 | Decent work & economic growth: Australian response

All of School guide to support: Global citizenship [SCoT], Sustainable development [ScOT.1050] and Ethical understanding [acgc.7]

Source: Black, S. (2019).

"Roughly half the world’s population still lives on the equivalent of about US$2 a day with global unemployment rates of 5.7% and having a job doesn’t guarantee the ability to escape from poverty in many places. This slow and uneven progress requires us to rethink and retool our economic and social policies aimed at eradicating poverty." (United Nations, n.d.

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Goal 8 | Decent work & economic growth: Australian Government response

Level 2Australian Government Response to the Global Sustainable ObjectivesThe following Commonwealth departments and agencies are responsible for delivering outcomes, as well as reporting on progress in regards to Australia's progress in meeting the UN Global Sustainable Goals. Australia's progress is reported to the UN Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Platform.

Lead Department
  • The Treasury
Supporting Departments
  • Department of Jobs and Small Business
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Goal 8 | Decent work & economic growth: Track progress

Use the following links to see how Australia, and the world, are tracking to meet this goal.Level 3StatisticsDatabases

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