The Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources offers programs in people management to enable managers to respond to the current challenges in the global business environment. People management skills are an essential tool to modern management, as people make the difference between an organisation’s success or failure.
Our graduates possess the necessary skills and abilities to contribute effectively in their chosen field/s of employment relations or human resource management.
The Department works closely with the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing to develop world-class research relevant to the future of employment relations and workforce management.
It has been less than a month since the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality, retail, and fast food employees, and the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) along with the federal Labor party are still fighting against the ruling. In a case that dragged on […]
An undergraduate degree focusing on industrial relations (IR), public policy and politics, coupled with previous management and [IR] practitioner experience combined to reveal for Associate Professor Keith Townsend, just how complicated working life can be. Spending his life talking to others about their workplace complications has set him on a path; and the destination is […]
The future of commercial tourism in Queensland now rests with young entrepreneurs who are best-placed to tap in to the needs of the booming youth market according to a tourism expert.