Recent Event Highlights: Qld govt still committed to jobs promise - Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Employers Cut 21400 Jobs as Exports Slow - Bloomberg, Australia's Unemployment Worsens - Wall Street Journal, Hours, wages slashed so jobs can remain - NEWS.com.au, Violence in Xinjiang Nothing New Says China Analyst - Voice of America, Concern over Gillard adviser's talks with jobs agency - The Age, and 106 more...
Created by dipity on Apr 24, 2009
Last updated: 09/04/09 at 12:08 AM
Qld govt still committed to jobs promiseSydney Morning HeraldThe figures showed a jobless rate in Australia of 5.8 per cent in June, the highest level since August 2003. Queensland's jobless rate rose to 5.4 per cent, ...and more »
Aussie dlr finds fleeting support from jobs, bonds upForbesA more resilient labour market may ease pressure on Reserve Bank of Australia to further cut rates. pick-up in economic activity both at home and abroad. ...and more »
Australian Employers Cut 21400 Jobs as Exports SlowBloomberg... will scrap 248 jobs as it closes mortgage administration offices in cities including Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. The bank is Australia's fourth largest. ...IG Markets Australian Market WrapInternational Business Times AustraliaIG Markets Australian Market wrapInternational Business Times Australiaall 10 news articles »
BBC NewsAustralia's Unemployment WorsensWall Street JournalSYDNEY -- Australia's job market deteriorated in June, although not as badly as economists feared, showing that domestic demand is holding up ...Australia's jobless rate rises to six-year highThe Associated PressUnemployment up to 5.8pcABC OnlineWA jobless rate tops 5 per centThe AgeBBC News -Earthtimes (press release) -Melbourne Herald Sunall 198 news articles »
Hours, wages slashed so jobs can remainNEWS.com.auPerth business owner Darryl Edwards struggled to find experienced staff during Western Australia's labour shortage, so sacking workers to survive the ...Sacking prized employees not an optionThe Australianall 9 news articles »
BBC NewsViolence in Xinjiang Nothing New Says China AnalystVoice of AmericaAustralia says tensions increased last month after rumors swept through a toy factory in Guangdong that two male Uighurs raped two Chinese women. ...China's crackdown has world bluffedThe Australian156 Killed in China as Violence Erupts Over Ethnic Grievances and JobsHoweStreet.comThe peril in China's westBusiness SpectatorNew York Timesall 7,322 news articles »
The AgeConcern over Gillard adviser's talks with jobs agencyThe AgeDavid Thompson, chief executive of Jobs Australia, which represents not-for-profit agencies, said there was no doubt the Government was "taken with the ...
Emirates Business 24/7Australian Min Wage Held Steady At A$543.78 A WeekWall Street JournalThe decision is a victory for business groups who had argued that only a pay freeze would protect jobs as Australia reels from the knock-on effects of the ...Pay freeze trades off money for jobsBrisbane TimesPay commission gives social wage lessonThe AustralianWage freeze 'cancels out stimulus splash'ABC OnlineMelbourne Herald Sun -Wall Street Journal -ABC Onlineall 204 news articles »
TV3 NewsAustralian Dollar Falls Before Report Forecast to Show Job CutsBloombergAustralia's currency declined 0.5 percent to 79.33 US cents at 1:54 pm in New York, and fell 1.4 percent to 75.46 yen. New Zealand's dollar traded at 63.17 ...Aussie dollar hits high after consumer confidence soaredInternational Business Times AustraliaNZ dollar falls on weak commodities, profit fearsScoop.co.nz (press release)Kiwi gains nearly us1c overnightStuff.co.nzKhaleej Times -Royal Gazette -International Business Times Australiaall 75 news articles »
The AustralianAustralian Job Advertisements Fell 6.7% in June, ANZ Bank SaysBloombergJobs advertised in newspapers and on the Internet dropped 6.7 percent from May and 51.4 percent from a year earlier, the largest annual decline since the ...Jobs ads take another slide in JuneABC OnlineFederal Government holds up newspaper job advertisementsThe AustralianAustralian bonds firmer on weak job newsBrisbane TimesFN Arena News -Weekly Times Now -The Australianall 76 news articles »
Ben and his girlfriend Bre arrive on Hamilton Island and settle into their new home. ... Australia Queensland "Best Job" Islandreefjob "Ben Southall" "Hamilton Island" Arrival
Kevin Rudd talks about the efforts to build the recovery in Australia as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the OECD released reports about the Global Recession.
www.twitter.com An unboxing of the much awaited (at least for me) iPhone 3G S here in Australia. Got it on a $69 Vodafone Cap which includes a generous 1GB data usage and more. The box is quite similar, but Apple has saved on packaging by making the box just a little smaller. The charger has not changed, at least in Australia. The earphones feature new volume controls but the same intuitive clicker and a built in mic for answering calls. The oleophobic display really works and helps to ...
...realignment" that has earmarked management positions to go in the NRMA business in NSW, Queensland and Tasmania, SGIC in South Australia and SGIO in WA. NRMA spokesman Andrew Tubb refused to comment on how many jobs would be lost over the next six months because...
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...was affecting Australia. "The global recession is continuing to have a direct impact on the Australian economy and Australian jobs,'' Mr Rudd said. "No one likes to see unemployment rise because of the global recession ... (but) Australia's unemployment...
We're building our infrastructure and securing jobs.
The most important numbers in the 2009 South Australian State Budget are the jobs we'll create for our future.
www.euronews.net The finalists for the "Best Job in the World" visiting and discovering the Great Barrier Reef
Australia can, must and will meet 40% cuts by 2020. The Greens are confident that once we set off on the path to 25% cuts, delivered mostly at home, we can easily accelerate our effort towards 40% and beyond to carbon neutrality. Putting 25% on the table will see Australia taken seriously at the Copenhagen negotiations. www.greensmps.org.au
Since I didn't make it into the top 16 of "The Best Job in the World" I thought I'd make a second, more ridiculous video! This was a way to thank all my supporters throughout the competition, and hopefully give Tourism Queensland a good laugh! Thanks to everybody who came out - those I know and those who I've never met before! It was a great time making the video. Special thanks to Josh Doerksen for helping record the music, Nick Montgomery form filming and Synn Studios for letting me use ...
New Zealand HeraldDetermined to defeat their destinyNew Zealand Herald, New Zealand"Our parents do labouring jobs. We don't have to smarten up to do that, do we?" is the thinking. Pakeha teachers respond by "putting them all in the same boat". "No one's listening, so they just show off," says Manga. "They shut down. ...
The AgeAll quiet on the setThe Age, AustraliaRemember student jobs? I had a broad and interesting cross-section - scrubbing crust off lasagne trays in a seminary, selling melted Magnums at Moomba and frozen-in-the-middle pies at the MCG. All failed to provide satisfaction until I secured my dream ...
Brisbane TimesFrom the gulag to Sydney: the chasm to the orgasmBrisbane Times, AustraliaWith a sick family and no money, Mr Vaisman said he could not immediately spend the time needed to pass the necessary exams to practise as a doctor in Australia. "I had no choice ... I went to work different jobs, at a service station and mattress ...
ABN Newswire (press release)Australian Market Report of April 24: Boosted by Upbeat Earnings ...ABN Newswire (press release), AustraliaThe Australian Bureau of Statistics said new car sales in Australia fell 3.2% for March, seasonally adjusted. In March, 70279 new vehicles were sold, the lowest number since February 2003. The Housing Industry Association (HIA)-Austral Bricks Trades ...
Australian MiningSwan approves OZ - Minmetals dealAustralian Mining, AustraliaSwan said the condition was a ‘legally enforceable undertaking' that is designed to protect around 2000 Australian jobs and ensure consistency with Australia's national interest principles. Minmetals has promised to expand production at some sites as ...
Queensland Business ReviewBligh to lead international trade missionQueensland Business Review, Australia"Exporting underpins our economy and supports thousands of Queensland jobs right across the State - and if we are to protect and grow these jobs into the future we have to continue to nurture these relationships.” The mission will focus on ...
New Zealand HeraldLeague: Top 10 league players of all timeNew Zealand Herald, New ZealandHow do you compare those who played before 1970, when there was little television coverage, with those of the 1970s-80s, when all still had day jobs? And what to make of the professionals of the 1990s-onwards, who are bigger, faster and stronger ...
PR Web (press release)SilkRoad Partners with Simply HiredPR Web (press release), WAJobs indexed by Simply Hired through OpenHire™, SilkRoad's recruiting management solution, will provide customers the ability to distribute and include their jobs in the organic listings on Simply Hired's network of over 5000 new locations, ...
Australia.TOWayne Swan - IMF World Economic Outlook April 2009Australia.TO, AustraliaThe Government has also put in place substantial economic stimulus to support activity and jobs in our economy, consistent with the imf's recommendations. This stimulus is working, and is one of the reasons why Australia is faring better than ...IMF says world in recession, auto giants flop AFPall 2,751 news articles
XPRESSChapal Cup: Afridi on fireXPRESS, United Arab Emirates... on Pakistan and Australia in a Twenty20 slogfest. But despite a working afternoon opening, which saw less than a quarter of the seats occupied for the 3pm start, by 7pm the stands square of the wicket had filled as fans finished their day jobs. ...
Manawatu StandardKickboxer is headed for AustraliaManawatu Standard, New ZealandThe Games will be held in Darwin from May 9-15 and Orr has been working two jobs to save money to pay for the trip. The cost of flights alone is $1000 each. She said because there is no sponsorship for the Muay Thai team, a third of those chosen for ...
A little vid for Tourism Queensland showing me getting ready to travel to Australia for the final audition for the Best Job in the World. The man in the picture is TQ CEO Anthony Hayes. www.soveryclosetohamiltonisland.wordpress.com
Brisbane TimesDe Botton asks 'Why bother?'Brisbane Times, AustraliaThe Pleasures and the Sorrows of Work casts a critical eye over the working world, the modern economy and the minutiae of the jobs which keep it going. Swiss-born, UK-based De Botton has written a series of essay novels in recent years, dealing with ...
Weekly Times NowTimbercorp's battle to surviveWeekly Times Now, AustraliaThe Timbercorp Primary Infrastructure Fund independently owns 4160ha of almond and citrus orchards in Victoria and South Australia, plus 52000 megalitres of water, which is leased to Timbercorp investors. Timbercorp Orchard Trust owns citrus and ...
The Independent WeeklyBuilders of Hope recycles houses, creates green jobs and provides ...The Independent Weekly, NCWhen she returned from a few years in Australia, where her husband, also an IBMer, had been posted, she was looking for a new challenge. She hired a mentor and learned house-building basics from mudding to trim. Meanwhile, Murray was becoming active in ...
The AustralianRio's China deal will save jobs, says ChinalcoThe Australian, AustraliaIt relieves the pressure on a lot of Australian jobs and not only does it solve Rio's debt problem it enhances its ability to execute new opportunities." In much of the debate in Australia "there has been a lack of understanding of the detail of this ...
CRIENGLISH.comPM Says Australia is in RecessionCRIENGLISH.com, China... necessary to support businesses and support jobs until the private sector recovers," Rudd said. Rudd's admission has followed Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Glenn Stevens' declaration on Tuesday that Australia is in recession.Rudd says Australia recession 'inevitable' AFP'Recession inevitable': Rudd LIVENEWS.com.auall 551 news articles
New York TimesSwimming Without a SuitNew York Times, United StatesThat put our average youth on par with those from Portugal and the Slovak Republic, “rather than with students in countries that are more relevant competitors for service-sector and high-value jobs, like Canada, the Netherlands, Korea, and Australia,” ...
NinemsnMoney Blog Nightmare on budget streetNinemsn, Australia... infrastructure which makes sense in creating jobs now and in future. Illiterates Look hard at these comments. The illiterate dopes writing in here cant spell the name of our Party which is the Government elected by the people of Australia. Dummies. ...Aust Budget will have to do more with less TVNZAustralian PM says IMF forecast 'bleak' AFPWayne Swan - Interview with Mike Carlton Australia.TOLIVENEWS.com.auall 161 news articles
Money ManagementAXA Asia Pacific reports tough first quarterMoney Management, AustraliaAXA Australia has reported wealth management net flows of negative $230 million for the first quarter of 2009 in what AXA Asia Pacific chief executive Andrew Penn called "a very challenging year for our sector”. Total funds under management for the ...
The AustralianAnthony to take over $5bn empire from stricken Richard PrattThe Australian, Australia“I think it's fair to say that Richard Pratt is currently held in very high respect by many many people in Victoria and Australia, he employed thousands of people in good jobs. “And his family do great social work, not only in Australia but overseas. ...Pratt close to death: report WA todayall 179 news articles
NEWS.com.au'Offshoring' of data dangerous, say unions, FieldingNEWS.com.au, AustraliaTELSTRA'S main union is lobbying the federal Government to make amendments to the Privacy Act in a bid to ensure local jobs are kept in Australia as the telco prepares to close the door on 366 regional call centre jobs. Family First senator Steve ...
Reuters South AfricaJobs, crime keep South African expats away from homeReuters South Africa, South AfricaMore than 140000 live in the United Kingdom, according to the 2001 UK Census, and many more have settled in the United States, Australia, New Zealand. The exodus, depriving South Africa of skilled workers in the health and business sectors, ...
In South Australia your local Council looks after roads, parks, libraries, sports centres and more. In these tough economic times their works projects are good news
...partner in finding the right job from the thousands of job ads posted at Adecco Australia everyday. You can choose from sales jobs, accounting jobs, finance jobs, IT jobs, engineer jobs, call center jobs, mining jobs,...
The AustralianQantas dives into the red as 1750 jobs lostThe Australian, AustraliaThe job losses include 500 management positions and 1250 full-time positions across the company. Most of the non-management cuts -- on top of 1500 job losses last year -- will come from operational staff based in Australia, as the company cuts the ...Qantas Capacity, Jobs, Deliveries Take Hit Aviation WeekQantas says 'no choice' as makes cuts AFPQantas job cuts won't affect NZ New Zealand HeraldLIVENEWS.com.au - Special Broadcasting Serviceall 618 news articles
Live, work and play. Geelong Australia. Barwon Health is a leading health service provider, employing professionals from around the world. Enquire now about jobs.
The AgePM does well on the world stage — now it's wait and seeThe Age, AustraliaFor Australia, the decisions will actually involve less action than many other countries will need to take. Our financial regulatory system is already in good shape. On executive remuneration, there is an inquiry under way, although Kevin Rudd ...G20 agree to $US1 trillion global cash injection Sydney Morning HeraldCapitalism finds its conscience? Brisbane Timesall 764 news articles
VEXNEWSJOBS: Feds spend billions on Job Network but is it value for money?VEXNEWS, AustraliaThe NFP – or as they should be called the ‘Pro Surplus’ - sector campaigned for the kind of one-stop shop program that Job Network will become on 1 July 2009, to be known as Jobs Services Australia. It was also the NFP sector that campaigned against ...Job service changes "madness": Quinlan CathNewsall 199 news articles
03/04/09 00:25 Amsterdam Netherlands Magali Heuberger finds out she is through to the last 16 for 'The best job in the world' www.islandreefjob.com in Queensland -Australia 03 00:25 Amsterdam Netherlands Magali Heuberger hoort dat zij bij de laatste 16 zit voor 'The best job in the world'. www.islandreefjob.com Queensland -Australia