Innovation is still the key to jobs and growth

Innovation is still the key to jobs and growth

Posted May 18, 2018 04:50:22 Don’t ever call Jake Dingle lucky. Sure, he’s the CEO of a multi-million-dollar enterprise, but he’s hit plenty of speed humps on the road to success. Key points: Australia ranks ninth out of 11 comparable nations on research and development spending The Australian Government allocates …

More than a million new jobs in five years meets Tony Abbott’s goal | Business

More than a million jobs have been created in Australia in the past five years, meeting the goal set by the former prime minister Tony Abbott when the Coalition came to power in 2013. Labor is doing its best to douse any celebrations, pointing out the jobless rate is roughly …

Wall Street rebounds on retail, Australian jobs and unemployment report ahead

Wall Street rebounds on retail, Australian jobs and unemployment report ahead

Updated May 17, 2018 07:41:09 Wall Street bounced back overnight, thanks to a surge in retail and technology stocks — even as traders remained on edge about geopolitics and rising US interest rates. Markets at 7:15am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.2pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday close) +0.2pc to 6,107 AUD: …

Driver | | Trade Jobs Australia 128737

Keywords Sector Show AllCarpenterPlastererPlumberConcreterCivil ConstructionCabinet makingGlazierConstruction managers  – Project manager  – Supervisor / ForemanFloor and wall liningsElectrician  – Electrician  – RefrigerationMachine operators  – Excavator operator  – Truck driverMechanic  – General Automotive  – General Diesel AutomotiveSteel Worker  – Steel worker  – Boiler maker  – Sheet metal worker  – Welder  – Fitter …

Tassal, Petuna’s upcoming announcement has union fearing for security of aquaculture jobs

Tassal, Petuna’s upcoming announcement has union fearing for security of aquaculture jobs

Updated May 16, 2018 20:50:22 The union representing Tasmania’s salmon workers will receive a “comprehensive briefing” on Thursday about whether a major announcement from Tassal and Petuna will impact west coast jobs. The two companies will release details of proposed changes to operations at Macquarie Harbour involving what they are …

Maintenance Officer | | Trade Jobs Australia 129288

About the Role Reporting to the Facilities Manager you will be responsible for day to day maintenance requirements of properties within the property portfolio and assisting with grounds and gardens maintenance to create a safe and pleasant environment for residents, visitors, staff and others. You will assist in ensuring each …

Men in physically strenuous jobs at risk of dying earlier despite link between exercise and longevity, study finds – Health

Men in physically strenuous jobs at risk of dying earlier despite link between exercise and longevity, study finds – Health

Physical activity is linked to better health and a longer life — except if you’re a man in a strenuous job. Then you’re at higher risk of early death, according to a study released today. A research paper published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine took data from 17 …

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 …