Govt to cut red tape for smaller employers
Small businesses will find it easier to employ people under a Morrison government plan to cut red tape
WA Bosses Could Face 20 Years Jail for Worker Deaths
Bosses in Western Australia whose workers are killed because of negligence will face up to twenty years in jail under new laws set to be introduced...
Design and Construction Job Vacancies Tick Up in July
Employment vacancies across the design and construction sector ticked up in July after having previously fallen over three months from March to June, the latest data...
Design and Construction Job Vacancies Fall
Job vacancies across most sections of the design and construction market appear to be waning despite a generally robust environment for construction industry professionals, the latest...
Professionals in Huge Demand as Construction Jobs Surge
Project managers, site engineers, contract administrators and other construction professionals are raking in big bucks amid a surge in construction jobs which saw more than 30,000...
Commercial Building Recovery Will Keep Architecture Jobs Market Busy
The employment market for architects and designers is set to remain reasonably strong during the second half of the year as a growing portfolio of commercial...
Engineers Reap Road and Rail Jobs Boom
Engineering professionals throughout Australia are cashing in on a jobs boom as a record pipeline of road and rail construction work drives demand for skills, the...
Property Staff Remain in Demand Despite Housing Slowdown
Property staff across Australia remain in reasonable demand despite the housing slowdown as increasing activity in office and industrial sectors drives demand for those with commercial...
Opportunities for FM Staff are Emerging in Several Areas
Facilities management staff are in strong demand as several divergent trends are driving a need for skilled personnel across several areas, the latest report says.
Vic tradie convicted over WorkSafe assault
A tradie has been convicted for assaulting and spitting on a safety inspector who randomly came across an unsafe Melbourne construction site
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,...