New space agency boss predicts booming sector could produce 20,000 Australian jobs

New space agency boss predicts booming sector could produce 20,000 Australian jobs

Posted May 14, 2018 00:29:35 The scientist who will head the country’s first dedicated space agency believes Australia’s relatively small industry could soon treble in size, producing up to 20,000 new jobs in just over a decade. Former CSIRO boss Megan Clark will today be formally named as the head …

Wages growth anchored near all time lows despite booming jobs growth

Wages growth anchored near all time lows despite booming jobs growth

Posted May 13, 2018 10:04:35 Photo: Wage growth is likely to remain anchored near historic lows well into next year. (ABC News: Giulio Saggin) Related Story: Wages edge up 0.6pc over the quarter, but growth remains near historic lows Related Story: Employment market showing signs of softness with 4,900 new …

Tasmania’s booming real estate market could be about to slide, industry warns

Tasmania’s booming real estate market could be about to slide, industry warns

By Stephen Pigram Updated April 04, 2018 13:07:42 Tasmania’s real estate industry is warning the end is in sight for the state’s booming housing market even though prices are stronger than ever. The latest quarterly report from the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) showed Hobart’s median house price rose …

Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down

Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down

Updated March 19, 2018 18:31:51 Photo: New jobs may be booming, but a combination of unemployment and underemployment treading the same path is keeping wages growth low. (ABC News: Michael Barnett) The jobs market continues to be one of the more perplexing points of contention in the Australian economy. This …