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Sydney University Upgrade to Generate 15,000 Construction Jobs

The University of Sydney is up for a $1.4 billion makeover which the government promises will generate around 15,000 construction jobs. State Planning Minister Pru Goward recently announced the government’s approval of the plan which will make Sydney a world-class

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Construction Jobs Growth Helps Offset Job Losses

According to a recent AAP survey of 15 economists, the unemployment rate is expected to rise slightly as slowing jobs growth fails to keep up with population growth. In July the number of Australians with jobs rose by 10,000 but

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Which States Have the Most Construction Jobs?

According to the latest statistics the state with the most construction jobs in New South Wales, followed by Queensland and Western Australia. NSW with a strong housing market and a number of civil and infrastructure projects in the works is the clear

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Construction Industry Desperate for Talent

Now may be the perfect to consider a career change if you aren’t already in the construction or pharmaceutical industries – these are the 2 industries with the highest demand for labour. According to an analysis of 2,700 companies from

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250 New Construction Jobs Created by Hornsdale Wind Farm

Construction of the Hornsdale Wind Farm in The ACT is imminent and further good news is that it will create around 250 jobs. This is the first project of its nature to be constructed in South Australia since the government

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National Broadband Network Workforce to Double

According to media reports, the company rolling out construction of the National Broadband Network and its construction partners, plan to double the workforce involved in the construction. A $40 million training and recruitment program has been announced and 4500 workers will be

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Building Jobs Continue to Rise

According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics jobs in the building industry continue to rise, despite declines in employment rates in other sectors. Around 17,200 new jobs have been added over the past year and almost 60,000 over

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Planning Minister Announces 1958 New Apartments for Melbourne

Planning minister Richard Wynne has just announced a $400 million redevelopment of the  Johnston Street, South Melbourne site. The development will includes apartments contained in 4 towers, a retail space as well as a supermarket. The minister said the redevelopment would

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Sunshine Coast Builders Welcome Palmview Development

Tradies on The Sunshine Coast are thrilled with the announcement of the new Palmview development which will be rolled out over the next 2 decades. Builders in the area say there are already a number of projects underway in the

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Employment Rate Rises due to Construction

Economists have revealed that the employment rate in Australia has risen in April, mostly due to the construction industry. Economist Gareth Aird predicted jobs growth for April to be largely driven by tourism and construction and other economists shared similar

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