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New sonnen, TAFE SA partnership to fuel battery jobs bonanza in Adelaide

November 23, 2018 • Jobs, NewsComments (0)

German battery storage company sonnen has selected TAFE SA as the preferred accredited training partner for installers of their battery system. Education Minister John Gardner said TAFE SA’s agreement with sonnen – which earlier this year announced plans to build a battery manufacturing plant in Adelaide – will ensure that local electricians are

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Two Melbourne-based companies secure LIFT grants to expand their businesses and create new jobs

October 30, 2018 • Grants, JobsComments (0)

Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll has announced Local Industry Fund for Transition (LIFT) grants for two businesses in Melbourne’s south-east. Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs, one of the country’s leading herb growers and distributors, will

Palaszczuk Government announces support for workers affected by the Churchill abattoir closure 

October 16, 2017 • JobsComments (0)

Impacted workers from the Churchill abattoir closure in Queensland are set to benefit from the State Government’s assistance for major meat processors and exporters aimed at hiring these workers and workers who lost their jobs from related shutdowns.

SA jobseekers boosted with new employment and training centre

October 5, 2016 • JobsComments (0)

Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher has announced the opening of a new  ‘one-stop shop’ for employment, training and education that will provide South Australian jobseekers will an unprecedented access to job vacancies on the $985

Caterpillar Transition Taskforce creates 95 advanced manufacturing jobs in Tasmania

April 12, 2016 • JobsComments (0)

An innovative truck manufacturer and a leading tripe producer are just two of a number of Tasmanian companies that received funding under the second round of the Advanced Manufacturing Transition Fund, which was established to  support former Caterpillar

SA’s unemployment rate spikes to 7.7% in February

March 21, 2016 • JobsComments (0)

The latest figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that South Australia’s headline employment rate rose by 0.9 per cent to 7.7 per cent in February. The data showed that 8,000 more South Australians were in work last month compared to

ABS report: Aussie unemployment rate steady at 5.8%

January 15, 2016 • JobsComments (0)

The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that unemployment in the country has remained steady at 5.8%, with 1,000 jobs lost in the last month of 2015. “The trend shows that around 312,000 more people were employed in December 2015