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Latest Incentive in Queensland aims to attract 3,000 new mining jobs

Bowen Basin targeted The Queensland Government is getting behind a pilot program that, together with an industry group, is hoping to bring thousands of mining equipment and services positions to the Bowen Basin within the next decade. The METS Ignited Bowen Basin Cluster Program is a joint initiative between the state government and METS Ignited, an […]

October 10th, 2017
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, MINING OIL GAS, Queensland Tags: , , ,

Canberra allows unskilled farm visas for overseas workers as young Australians refuse jobs on the land

Sheep property owner Alexander “Sandy” Smith says it is hard to convonce some unemployed to leave the cities. Pic: Mark Cranitch. LAZY, unemployed Aussies who refuse to get off their couches have forced the Turnbull Government to import labourers for the first time to work on stock and grain farms. Farmers frustrated by a lack […]

February 8th, 2016
Topic: BACKPACKERS, EMPLOYMENT, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES Tags: , , ,

FARMER WANTED AS AN AMPLOYEE OF SPACEX

If you’re a farmer with at least 10 years of experience, you’re not claustrophobic, and you possess intuitive knowledge of the inner workings of a John Deere, then Elon Musk is looking for you. We’re just not sure why.   SpaceX has posted a job listing for a farmer to work 50 hours per week […]

December 7th, 2014
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, WANTED TO SELL Tags: , , , ,

Immigration raid Citrus farm finding worker visa issues for pickers

Passports of citrus pickers will now be checked weekly at a southern New South Wales farm, where immigration raids were carried out earlier this month. The raids discovered 37 workers, who were hired by a contractor, had invalid visas. Hillston property owner Ken McDougall says he’s no longer using a contractor and will have to […]

October 26th, 2014
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, GOVERNMENT, Nsw, Oranges, STATES Tags: , , , , ,

AUSTRALIANS NEED TO BE MINDFULL THAT THEY ARE PRICING THEMSELVES OUT OF THE MARKET IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

AUSTRALIANS ARE PRICING THEMSELVES OUT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY SAYS CHIEF Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh, Kestrel Mine general manager operations John Coughlan and Energy chief executive Harry Kenyon-Slaney inspect the longwall at Kestrel Mine. Source: Supplied RIO Tinto has fired a warning at mining unions telling them they are in danger of pricing […]

March 31st, 2014
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, MINING OIL GAS Tags: , , , , ,

WORLDS MOST WANTED JOB IN WA GOES TO A POM NAMED RICH KEAM

RICH KEAM BEATS THOUSANDS OF COMPETITORS FOR THE COVETED JOB After scoring one of the world’s most coveted jobs, Western Australia’s newly crowned “taste master” 34-year-old British father, food blogger and musician Rich Keam is excited to explore the state, perhaps with the odd pale ale at hand. The job was one of several jobs […]

June 21st, 2013
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, PEOPLE, TOURISM & ACCOMMODATION Tags: , , , ,

THE FALL OF THE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR DELIGHTS AUSTRALIAN WINEMAKER & HIS BANKERS

FARMERS & EXPORTERS DELIGHT AT THE FALLING AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR The retreat by the Australian dollar since May has provided comfort to Casella Wines’ bank lender, National Australia Bank, with a deal to restructure the winemakers’ debt facilities expected to be signed by the end of the financial year. Speaking from California’s Napa Valley where he […]

June 10th, 2013
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, IMPORT EXPORT, MANUFACTURE PROCESSING Tags: , , ,

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES IN ALL AUSTRALIAN REGIONS SHOW UP IN THIS TABLE

WHAT IS THE UNEMPLOYMENT LIKE IN  REGIONS OF AUSTRALIA NSW has some of the lowest jobless rates in Australia, a new breakdown of unemployment data by regions shows. Six out of the top 10 regions in Australia with the lowest unemployment rate for April were from NSW, a CommSec analysis of detailed labour force data […]

May 17th, 2013
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, JOB WORK OPPORTUNITIES, REPORTS STUDIES PAPERS Tags: , ,