Infrastructure Boom Will Stabilise Construction Employment
After sharp falls in 2018/19, employment levels throughout Australia’s construction sector are set to stabilise, the latest forecast suggests.
Construction Salaries Remain Stuck
Despite the construction boom, large pay increases for built environment professionals throughout Australia remain hard to come by.
Labor Fails Construction Scorecard
Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party have failed a building industry scorecard for federal election policies.
Facilities Managers With Right Skills are In Demand
Facility managers who possess the right skill set are in demand despite a competitive market and sluggish remuneration levels, the latest report says.
Engineers Ride Civil Construction Boom
Engineers throughout Australia are enjoying a significant jobs boom as federal and state governments ramp up efforts to provide infrastructure to a growing population.
Construction Professionals Ride Civil Infrastructure Jobs Boom
Skilled construction professionals are in massive demand for work on civil infrastructure projects as the focus of opportunities switches from residential building to the booming infrastructure...
Property Staff Land Opportunities from Talent Mismatch
A mismatch between employer needs and skills which job seekers possess is creating opportunities for workers within Australia’s property sector notwithstanding the slowdown in property industry...
The Pros and Cons of Contract Employment for Engineers
When growing up, many Australians are told to study, get into tertiary education and get a job.
Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale
With around $218.4 billion worth of work having been done on the construction of houses, commercial buildings and civil infrastructure over the year to March, Australia’s...
NT Builder Jailed Over $200k Govt Fraud
A Darwin builder has been jailed for four years for defrauding an NT government indigenous employment program by more than $213,000.
Nearly Half of Aussie Professionals Experience Workplace Bullying
Almost one half (45 per cent) of Australian professionals have experienced bullying or harassment at work due to their gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability,...
CFMMEU Fined $1.5m over Sydney Strike
The construction union has been fined $1.5 million and its senior officials another $190,000 over unlawful strikes at the Barangaroo South site in Sydney.
Labour Hire Scheme Takes Hold in Vic
Dodgy labour hire providers will be ousted from Victoria as the state's first ever licensing scheme kicks off in April.
Building Watchdog Defends Costly Cupboard
The controversial construction industry watchdog has defended spending more than $6000 of taxpayers' money on a lockable coat cupboard and shelving for its boss's office.
Unemployment Rate Steady at 5.3% in August
Employment growth in August was twice as high as expected, keeping the nations' unemployment rate steady at 5.3 per cent for the second month in a...
Workers Walk at Hobart Hospital Over Pay
More than one hundred plasterers have indefinitely walked off the job at Hobart's major hospital over a pay dispute but the end date for the redevelopment...
Canada Construction Workforce Faces Continued Pressures
Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million construction workers are expected to retire this decade,...
Victoria Bests NSW as Top Performing Economy
More people and new homes have helped Victoria edge past NSW as the nation's top performing economy, a new report shows.