6209.0 - Labour Mobility, Australia, February 2012 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/09/2012   
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    Changed employer/business

    People who were employed at February 2012 and, within the 12 months to February 2012, ceased working with one employer/business and started working with another employer/business in relation to their main job.

    Change in work

    Employees (excluding owner managers of incorporated enterprises) were considered to have had some change in work if they had been with their current employer for one year or more at February 2012 and, in the 12 months to February 2012, had:

    • been promoted;
    • transferred to a different position;
    • changed usual hours worked; or
    • changed occupation.

    Change in Major occupation group

    Any change between Major occupation groups as classified by the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, (ANZSCO), First Edition, 2006 (cat. no. 1220.0).

    Change in industry Division

    Any change between industry Divisions as classified by the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), Second Edition, 2006 (cat. no. 1292.0).

    Change in employment type

    Any change in employment type in relation to main job.


    A permanent increase in wage or salary and an increase in responsibility or complexity of work. Temporary promotions, acting and temporary higher duties are excluded.


    A change of position without a change in either the level of responsibility or wages or salary. Both employer-initiated and employee-initiated transfers are included.