ABS report shows strong growth in employment in November

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported a 2.5 per cent increase in employment in November compared to the same period in 2014. "The trend...

SA manufacturer Micromet to create 75 new manufacturing jobs

Micromet, an Adelaide-based manufacturing company, has received a $20,000 grant from the State Government's Export Partnership Program for job creation. The water management company has...

Luxury boat builder Riviera to add 30 jobs at Gold Coast manufacturing facility

Australian builder Riviera said it has launched a recruitment drive to meet growing demand worldwide for its luxury motor yachts. In a news release, the...

CFMEU: China-Australia FTA will spike unemployment rate

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has expressed deep concerns that Australia will surpass its peek unemployment rate from 2002 under the...

Australian shipbuilder ASC cuts 101 blue collar jobs

101 blue collar contract worker jobs have been lost at Australian naval shipbuilder ASC due to the gradual winding down of the Air Warfare...

South Australia unemployment rate hits 15-year high

Australia’s unemployment rate has spiralled to 8.2%, the highest recorded level since February 2000. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force figures, South...

Victorian packaged cake manufacturer invests in production facility, creates new jobs

One of the largest packaged cake manufacturers in Australia, Susan Day Cakes, has announced that it will create 51 new jobs at its purpose...

New Fair Work campaign to focus on apprentices and trainees

The Fair Work Ombudsman will audit hundreds of businesses employing apprentices and trainees over the next three months following numerous requests for assistance from...

Australian pay growth hits 12-year low, according to survey

This year’s average salary movement in Australia is +3.4%, 0.2 percentage points lower than last year and the lowest since 2003 - a survey...

Australia’s unemployment rate drops 0.1% in March

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced yesterday that the country’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 was 6.1%, down 0.1 percentage points...