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. For most, this involves working for a company as...
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...
Construction Professionals in Massive Demand
As Australia’s record breaking construction boom rolls on, professionals across multiple areas including surveying, contracts management and health and safety are in massive demand.
Australia’s Mining Industry is Back
On July 25, BHP turned the first sod on what will become its biggest producing iron ore mine at its new South Flank mine in the...
Engineers Rake in Big Bucks amid Jobs Boom
Engineers throughout Australia are raking in cash as the boom in infrastructure investment drives massive levels of project activity.
Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times
Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.
Tradespeople Reap Construction Jobs Boom
As the building and infrastructure boom rolls on, tradespeople across Australia’s residential, commercial and civil construction sector are enjoying extremely buoyant labour market conditions.
Digital Disruption is Changing Mining
In 2014, Rio Tinto broke new ground when it introduced driverless trucks into its Hope Downs 4 iron ore mine in the Pilbara.
Technology Helps Drive Worker Safety on Construction Sites
Back on February 28 last year, a 30-year-old rigger with a young family was helping a crane driver to move a heavy steel beam at around...
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...
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...
NSW to Boost Apprentices on Big Projects
One in five people working on future NSW infrastructure projects will be apprentices, the state government says.
Locals Set for Western Sydney Airport Jobs
People living in western Sydney are being promised at least half of the jobs at the city's second airport when it becomes fully operational from...
Builders Fear Super-union's Economic Power
Builders warn a new super-union featuring the CFMEU and dock workers will have the power to hold Australia's supply chains to ransom.
CFMEU and MUA Merge to Form Super-union
The CFMEU is about to get another 'M' after the Fair Work Commission approved a merger of three of Australia's most prominent unions.
Solar Systems Smash Record Installations
The sun continues to shine on Australia's solar industry with a record 3.5 million panels installed on our rooftops last year.
WA Economy Back from the Brink: Report
A rebounding West Australian economy is forecast to bring jobs and long-awaited wages growth, but the weight of government debt remains a threat to the...