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Critical Actions for Coronavirus Safety on Construction Sites
Safety
Friday April 3 2020

Critical Actions for Coronavirus Safety on Construction Sites

Screening of workers, self-isolation where appropriate, physical distancing, behavioural controls, maintenance of shared spaces and touchpoints are among measures needed to maintain work sites which are...

Property Salaries Rise
Residential
Monday March 23 2020

Property Salaries Rise

Salaries for real-estate and property professionals in Australia are rising faster compared with those of other workers across the general economy, the latest data shows.

Two Courts Slam CEMMEU Officials
Business
Friday March 6 2020

Two Courts Slam CEMMEU Officials

Actions of the CFMMEU and its officials have been condemned by two different courts in two recent decisions. Sam McGregor, Master Builders Policy & Industry Adviser shows...

Construction Workers Earn More
Business
Tuesday March 3 2020

Construction Workers Earn More

The latest ABS data shows workers in the construction industry earn 25 per cent above the Australian average.

Trade Worker Demand Hotspots Unveiled
Business
Monday February 24 2020

Trade Worker Demand Hotspots Unveiled

Air conditioning and refrigeration tradespeople, solar electricians and heavy diesel mechanics are among a range of trade related workers whose skills are in demand across Australia...

How to Steer Your Career Towards its Peak
Business
Monday February 17 2020

How to Steer Your Career Towards its Peak

In the hustle and bustle of architecture, construction, engineering and property jobs, it’s hard to step back and reflect on your own career. Deadlines loom. Projects...

Design and Construction Job Vacancies Fall Across the Board
Business
Thursday January 23 2020

Design and Construction Job Vacancies Fall Across the Board

Vacancies for design and construction professionals throughout Australia are continuing to fall amid what appear to be softer job market conditions, the latest data shows.

Construction Union War Heads to Court
Business
Friday January 17 2020

Construction Union War Heads to Court

Construction union boss John Setka is facing court action to stop him from stealing members from other sections of the powerful industrial body.

Three Quarters of Construction Project Managers are Stressed at Work
Safety
Wednesday January 15 2020

Three Quarters of Construction Project Managers are Stressed at Work

Almost three quarters of construction project managers throughout Australia experience at least moderate levels of stress at work, the latest research has found.

Business
19 Nov, 2019
Plumber penalised over $150,000 for Cheating Workers and Lying

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured penalties of $151,200 against a Victorian plumber and his company for underpaying a young worker following previous court action involving...

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Safety
14 Aug, 2019
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

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Business
11 Apr, 2019
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.

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Business
10 Apr, 2019
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,...

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Business
1 Mar, 2019
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.

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Business
14 Sep, 2018
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...

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Commercial
7 Sep, 2018
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...

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Business
31 Jul, 2018
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.

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Business
13 Jun, 2018
Sign of Solid Jobs Growth for Rest of 2018

Employment growth unsurprisingly cooled after an unsustainable record run in 2017, but there are signs job gains are likely to be solid for the remainder of...

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