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Latest data shows more people in work and unemployment falling - TropicNow (blog)

TropicNow (blog)

Latest data shows more people in work and unemployment falling
TropicNow (blog)
"Trend employment is now growing at 2.8 per cent year on year." It was a mixed bag of results in Queensland, with the ABS figures showing employment fell 4,400 (although full-time employment was up 3,000) and the unemployment rate went up to 5.9 per ...


Activist moles vie for jobs to scupper Adani Queensland mega-mine - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Activist moles vie for jobs to scupper Adani Queensland mega-mine
Courier Mail
“We're going to encourage these people to apply for jobs associated with the Carmichael mine. What they report to journalists, government agencies, unions or environmental groups is up to them.” Australian Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt condoned the ...
Work on Adani Carmichael mine to begin in daysCourier Mail

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JOBS CRISIS: Ipswich meatworks announces 200 new jobs - The Queensland Times

The Queensland Times

JOBS CRISIS: Ipswich meatworks announces 200 new jobs
The Queensland Times
"JBS has a really proud record not just in this state but across Australia. In fact, their headquarters are here at Wacol. "They came to me and suggested they could take on more workers here, in Queensland. "This is great news for the people who lost ...

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Young people fear robots will steal their jobs - The Queensland Times

The Queensland Times

Young people fear robots will steal their jobs
The Queensland Times
Queensland University of Technology researcher and PhD student Nicole Robinson is researching whether people feel comfortable talking with a robot about health and behavioural goals, and says new technology has the potential to help workers. "Robots ...

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Job cuts on the way, but don't be fooled by 'gas crisis' spin - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Job cuts on the way, but don't be fooled by 'gas crisis' spin
The Sydney Morning Herald
A coal seam gas field near the Queensland town of Chinchilla. Onshore coal seam gas has proven to be high cost. Photo: Glenn Hunt. It is likely this news will be made to the backdrop of an opportune reaction from the Turnbull government: there is a gas ...

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Third senior officer leaves upper ranks of Queensland Police Service - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Third senior officer leaves upper ranks of Queensland Police Service
Courier Mail
Police deputy commissioner Peter Martin will become the new Queensland Corrective Services Commissioner next month after a decorated 38-year career as an officer. It follows the departure of deputy commissioner Ross Barnett to run the Queensland ...

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Official launch of Adani's Carmichael mine cancelled - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Official launch of Adani's Carmichael mine cancelled
NEWS.com.au
Senator Di Natale said the mine would be an environmental disaster that would destroy tourism jobs in Queensland. “If it does go ahead and the pollution that's released from that mine goes ahead, we can say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef and the 70 ...

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Tourism to provide jobs of future in Queensland as projects launched to aid island resorts - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Tourism to provide jobs of future in Queensland as projects launched to aid island resorts
Courier Mail
“If we get this tourism piece right there is so much potential for growth and jobs nothing like we have seen in the past,” Ms Jones told the Queensland Media Club yesterday during an address on the state of the industry. “The position that Queensland ...

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Queensland bans Grocon from new jobs after project losses - The Australian

The Australian

Queensland bans Grocon from new jobs after project losses
The Australian
Builder Grocon has been prevented from taking on new jobs in Queensland after it racked up losses on two landmark projects that together have a face value of more than $1 billion. A company spokesman told The Australian it booked losses on its ...


Public service jobs inflating Queensland's healthy employment figures - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Public service jobs inflating Queensland's healthy employment figures
Courier Mail
Ms Cash said Queensland's job creation was due to a “drastic increase in the size of the public service”. “Since being elected, the Palaszczuk Labor Government has presided over an economy that has seen a minuscule increase in private sector jobs,” Ms ...


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