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Infrastructure Boom Will Stabilise Construction Employment
Construction
Thursday May 30 2019

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
Business
Wednesday May 22 2019

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
Business
Thursday May 16 2019

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
Commercial
Thursday January 17 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday January 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday October 10 2018

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
Business
Monday September 10 2018

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...

Business
Apr 11 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
Apr 10 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
Apr 8 2019
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.

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Business
Mar 1 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
Jan 15 2019
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.

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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
2 Aug, 2018
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,...

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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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