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Almost 40% of jobs could be replaced by technology by 2025

Technology could make almost 40% of Australian jobs, including highly skilled roles, redundant in 10 to 15 years, a new report has found.

The Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) report highlighted the need for more funding and a cooperative approach to prepare for huge changes in the workforce.

Almost five million jobs face a high probability of being replaced in the next two decades, while a further 18.4 per cent of the workforce had a “medium probability” of their jobs being eliminated, the report found.

CEDA chief executive Professor Stephen Martin said the world was on the cusp of another industrial revolution being driven by technology, and it was not just low-paid, manual jobs at risk.

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