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
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
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
The latest ABS data shows workers in the construction industry earn 25 per cent above the Australian average.
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
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
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
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
Almost three quarters of construction project managers throughout Australia experience at least moderate levels of stress at work, the latest research has found.
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...
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,...
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.
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...
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.
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...