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Record New Year in Brisbane

31 December 2015 In: Brisbane, Entertainment, General

Brisbane in Australia will be lit up by more than 30,000 fireworks on New Year’s Eve during the biggest display ever seen in the city. Over 100,000 people are set to attend celebrations at South Bank in Brisbane while a further 50,000 will welcome 2016 at events in Surfers Paradise. For the first time two new precincts will join the midnight fireworks display. Synchronised fireworks displays will be set off at Hamilton’s Portside Wharf and…

Receptionist job in Brisbane

30 December 2015 In: Jobs, Brisbane, General

A receptionist is required to fill a full time position in Brisbane, Australia. The employer, fashion retailer Stitch Fix, is looking for someone that can give every person who comes through their doors a delightful experience. You enjoy tackling problems and coordinating with vendors to keep the facility running smoothly. You are the warehouse’s go-to person for questions and help keep us organized each day. The Role will involve: Greet and check-in guests and candidates…

Segways banned on Australia flights

30 December 2015 In: Travel, Entertainment, General

Russell Crowe was left fuming after an airline stopped him taking Segway hover boards on a flight. The Australian actor, travelling home with his family, vented his frustration via social media after the airline, Virgin Australia, told him he could not take the hover boards (similar to the one pictured) onto the plane. Hover boards have been a popular toy this Christmas but many major airlines such as Virgin Australia and Quantas, concerned about safety,…

US ban on kangaroo products

29 December 2015 In: General

The sale and import of kangaroo products from Australia is to be banned in the US state of California. The government of Australia says there are around 600 retailers in California selling kangaroo products such as meat, pet food and leather products including football boots and gloves used by fire fighters. The import and sale of any Kangaroo product will be banned from Jan 1st 2016. California originally banned kangaroo products in 1971 but this…

Apprenticeships in Australia

28 December 2015 In: Study, Jobs, Migration, General

Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age in Australia. You do not need a secondary school certificate or other qualification to be able to do an Australian Apprenticeship. You can do an Australian Apprenticeship if you are a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or as an adult worker simply wishing to change careers. You can even begin your Australian Apprenticeship while you’re still at school finishing Years 11 and 12. Australian Apprenticeships offer opportunities for…

Site Manager job in Melbourne

28 December 2015 In: Jobs, Melbourne, General

An experienced site manager is required for construction projects in Melbourne, Australia. The employer is a well-known builder having delivered a vast number of projects throughout their trading history in Victoria to time and standard. Project scope is diverse and includes apartment, commercial and industrial construction in the $6m – $25m range. Financially secure, with a long standing and highly experienced team of senior management in place, this business can offer a Site Manager the…

Account Manager job in Brisbane

27 December 2015 In: Jobs, Brisbane, General

An account manager is required for a full time position in the leisure retail industry working in Brisbane, Australia. This is a new, highly-visible position specifically developed to drive the growth strategy. Your brief will be to build and manage a national portfolio of large, independent, retailers and merchants among specialist camping, fishing and automotive retailers, hardware merchants, supermarket retailers and department stores. You will enjoy a high degree of autonomy, however strong support will…

Australia top three for investment

27 December 2015 In: Property, Finance, Sydney, Melbourne, General

The cities of Melbourne and Sydney in Australia are among the top three destinations for property investors. Melbourne and Sydney are ranked second and third as favoured markets in 2016 by global property investors, according to Colliers International 2016 Global Investor Outlook. London retains the number one spot as the city of first choice for the 600 leading investors – including private equity, property companies, REITS, funds, institutions and sovereign wealth funds. New York is…

Work and holiday in Australia

26 December 2015 In: Travel, Jobs, General

Australia’s Working Holiday Maker Program, which includes the Working Holiday visa and the Work Holiday visa, allows you to travel and work in Australia for a total of 12 months and study in Australia for up to 4 months. There are many advantages to an Australian working holiday. Here are just some of them: You can work, travel and study – get the most out of your trip to Australia. There are many language programs specifically…

Business Manager job in Hobart

26 December 2015 In: Jobs, Hobart, General

A Business Manager is required to fill a full time position with recruitment company Manpower in Hobart, Australia. Reporting to the VIC/TAS/SA Regional Manager, this is a business critical role, in which you can truly shape your own destiny and that of your business. Responsible for leading and managing a small team, you’ll identify market opportunities, tailor business solutions to meet customers’ expectations and foster relationships within the local community, all geared towards delivering profitable…

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