While some may believe more immediate issues such as cost of living crisis and climate change need more emphasis rather than AI replacing jobs.

Recent research conducted by Faethm by Pearson found that AI could replace over 1.3 million jobs in Australia by 2027.

Why are some jobs getting replaced by AI and how that’s going to further affect the economy and workforce?

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Produced By: David Zhuang

Featured In Story: Dr Richard George – Vice President of AI and data science at Pearson Workforce Skills , and Thomas Costa, Assistant Secretary of Unions NSW

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 23 August 2023