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Thu 23 Jan 2020

Call for Feds to approve  CQ mega mine

premium_icon Call for Feds to approve CQ mega mine

Lauga: What's the hold up to this 1500 job project? A decision by the Commonwealth Minister was due on June 24, 2019

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Aboriginal child care worker wins stress leave dispute

premium_icon Aboriginal child care worker wins stress leave dispute

A child care worker burst into tears when he felt his reputation was called into question by a new colleague who he described as 'hostile'.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Council boots workers with disabilities out of recycling hub

premium_icon Council boots workers with disabilities out of recycling hub

How could they? That’s what a recycling centre, staffed by entirely by the disabled, is asking after Council took away their storage and office space.

Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

premium_icon Farmer’s tragic tale of fire struggle

It’s going to take a lot of work and money to get their devastated lychee farm back online.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

Australia’s most in-demand skills revealed

Australia’s most in-demand skills revealed

LinkedIn has revealed the 15 most in-demand soft and hard skills that Australian companies are looking for in employees this year.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

premium_icon Two extra mine inspectors after eighth death

The Queensland Goverment is boosting mine safety with its fresh recruits.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Rocky MP ‘sickened’ by shocking NDIS wait list death rate

premium_icon Rocky MP ‘sickened’ by shocking NDIS wait list death rate

Federal Government under pressure to fix NDIS where two Queenslanders are dying weekly while on the wait list.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Firey’s compo explained: What you can and can’t claim

premium_icon Firey’s compo explained: What you can and can’t claim

Confusion surrounded the requirements for volunteers to qualify for compensation payments.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Cleaning job making $95 an hour

Cleaning job making $95 an hour

The practice has been labelled disgraceful, but could earn potential cleaners a lot of money as long as they are comfortable in the uniform.

Judo champ is kicking medical goals

premium_icon Judo champ is kicking medical goals

The elite Aussie judo champion who spent a decade taking people down, but now Celeste Barrington is turning heads in the medical field to help others back up.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

Worker says $8 barbecue sauce got him sacked

Worker says $8 barbecue sauce got him sacked

Hussein Mehaidli felt “disrespected” after receiving a cheap gift from his multi-billion-dollar company. Within days, he lost his job.

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Four-day work week to be introduced

Four-day work week to be introduced

Ask any millennial what they want from work and most will say they want a shorter week – fortunately the world’s youngest PM is listening.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Jesus is praying for a job - here's how you can help him

premium_icon Jesus is praying for a job - here's how you can help him

‘The weather is good and I have friends who told me that in Australia you can earn a lot of money': Spanish tourist Jesus Echevarria on his hunt for work.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

CQ man moves to NZ to find work after 100 job rejections

premium_icon CQ man moves to NZ to find work after 100 job rejections

“It’s even hard to get work experience – I’ve contacted about 10 places in town to try and get some recent experience on my resume”

500 jobs set to be created at refinery

premium_icon 500 jobs set to be created at refinery

Korean-owned Sun Metals zinc refinery is ramping up a $400 million expansion of one of its plant, creating up to 500 construction jobs.

Sun 29 Dec 2019

Foreign tradies picking up local jobs across our region

premium_icon Foreign tradies picking up local jobs across our region

Foreign workers are being given the green light to take on hundreds of extra tradie jobs because there are just not enough skilled locals to go around.

Wed 25 Dec 2019

Jobs boom as 3600 people enter CQ workforce

premium_icon Jobs boom as 3600 people enter CQ workforce

MORE than 3600 extra people have been employed in Central Queensland over the past 12 months, new figures show.

Tue 24 Dec 2019

Job boom on Coast despite low youth employment

premium_icon Job boom on Coast despite low youth employment

More than 10,000 jobs have been created on the Sunshine Coast in the past 12 months, according to the latest regional labour force figures.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Local firey volunteers can’t afford time off

premium_icon Local firey volunteers can’t afford time off

First Officer John McDonald, 57, has battled bushfires around CQ for over 40 years and he says this fire season was among the worst he’s seen.

Sad reason Aussie lost ‘dream job’

Sad reason Aussie lost ‘dream job’

Luke Rushal scored an amazing career when he was just 18. But he was forced to give it up less than a decade later because of one factor.

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