Alysha Rigter

Research Analyst

Alysha Rigter is a research analyst with a degree in Statistics from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. She left university in 2016. Prior to her role at The Sector, Alysha worked for insurance company IAG as a Pricing Analyst. Her role consisted of ensuring the insurance premium reflected the risk of a customer, the amount of premium covered claim costs, and other ad hoc data requests. Although, having a passion for numbers Alysha is also passionate about journalism, in particular researching stories and fact checking. She has recently moved to the Gold Coast with her partner and dog.

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Articles by Alysha Rigter

Percentage of women in full-time work continues to increase

The percentage of women employed in full-time work continues to increase, while the percentage of women not in the labour force (NILF) steadily decreases, according to the latest labour force report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

2 months ago

by Alysha Rigter

Wage growth slows in December quarter; childcare costs rising faster

Compared to the September 2018 quarter, December saw a decrease in the rate of wage growth across Australia, according to the latest wage price index from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

2 months ago

by Alysha Rigter

Cost of childcare increasing faster than the cost of living

The cost of childcare has risen faster than the overall cost of living in the December 2018 quarter, however the service is still more affordable than a year ago, according to latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics CPI report.

3 months ago

by Alysha Rigter

Percentage of NSW women in work rises 5 per cent since 2014

The number of women participating in the workforce continues to increase, with New South Wales experiencing the greatest change according to the latest employment data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

3 months ago

by Alysha Rigter

December 2018 brings a surge in new OSHC services in VIC and NSW

Both New South Wales and Victoria experienced an increase in the net number of new outside school hours care (OSHC) services in December, according to The Sector’s latest review of the Australian’s Children Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) database.

3 months ago

by Alysha Rigter