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

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.

15 days 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).

22 days 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.

a month ago

by Alysha Rigter

The number of women participating in the workforce continues to rise

The number of women participating in the workforce continues to increase, according to the latest employment data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

2 months ago

by Alysha Rigter

OSHC stabilising in cost and number of services; number of LDC vacancies increasing

Long day care (LDC) centres are continuing to increase the cost of care, whereas outside school hours care (OSHC) appears to be stabilising in cost and number of services, according to the March 2018 quarterly release of the Early Childhood and Child Care in Summary report from the Department of Education and Training.

2 months ago

by Alysha Rigter