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Tradies in Top Demand as Job Ads Boom
Business
Tuesday November 21 2017

Tradies in Top Demand as Job Ads Boom

Strong growth in demand for trades and services are driving robust conditions in Australia’s job market, the latest report has found.

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage
Business
Monday July 31 2017

Australia Faces Housing Trade Skills Shortage

As the home building boom rolls on, a shortage of skilled tradespeople has emerged across significant parts of the residential construction industry in Australia.

Watersun Constructions Down the Gutter, and Tradies Suffer
Residential
Wednesday May 24 2017

Watersun Constructions Down the Gutter, and Tradies Suffer

The second collapse of the commercial arm of Watersun, which entered administration on April 28, 2017, was once again devastating to its subcontractors who have lost...

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay
Business
Thursday February 9 2017

Queensland Apprentices Could Claim Millions in Back Pay

Unions in Queensland could be set to pursue millions of dollars’ worth of back pay claims on behalf of apprentices following a ruling that apprentices should...

Construction Professionals in Demand for Now
Business
Wednesday November 16 2016

Construction Professionals in Demand for Now

Health & safety professionals, machinery operators and contracts managers are in demand as red hot conditions in the apartment building market drive demand for tradespeople and...

Trade Opportunities Shift to Home Renovations
Residential
Wednesday October 12 2016

Trade Opportunities Shift to Home Renovations

Australia’s home renovations market has emerged as a critical area of opportunity for residential tradespeople amid expectations of a pullback in new home building activity, according...

Youth Construction Employment: It Takes Three to Tango
Business
Monday June 6 2016

Youth Construction Employment: It Takes Three to Tango

The April Australian Employment Data showed the national unemployment remained steady at 5.7 per cent. Despite this downward trend in the last few months, however, the...

How Can the ACT’s Building Regulation Mess be Fixed?
Business
Monday April 18 2016

How Can the ACT’s Building Regulation Mess be Fixed?

Back in 2010, widespread problems surrounding defects in apartments throughout Canberra were exposed as an ABC report documented major water leaks, falling render and cracking in...

Tasmania Facing Massive Shortage of Construction Workers
Business
Thursday March 3 2016

Tasmania Facing Massive Shortage of Construction Workers

Tasmania is set to face a significant shortage of building workers over the next twelve to eighteen months amid an unprecedented volume of work and will...