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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…

Kitchen Installer job in Brisbane

25 December 2015 In: Jobs, Brisbane, General

An experienced kitchen installer is needed to fill a full time position in Brisbane. The employer is looking for an outstanding Installer to work on a term to perm basis with a leading client in North Brisbane. The client specializes in domestic kitchens including bathrooms, vanities and wardrobes. Applications are now being accepted for a start date at the beginning of January 2016. You must have: Project Experience; a White Card; Drivers license and reliable…

Old houses beat new in Australia

22 December 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, General

Older-style houses in Australia have risen faster in value than newer homes, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Older (Established) house prices rose by +2.2% in the third quarter of 2015 to be 11.4% higher over the past 12 months, while attached dwellings rose by 1.4% to be 8.7 % higher over the year. Over the past 12 years established house prices have been rising by an average 5.6% per year, compared to attached…

Air Canada flights to Brisbane

20 December 2015 In: Travel, Brisbane, General

Air Canada is to increase its new non-stop flights from Vancouver to Brisbane, Australia to daily from three times weekly beginning in June 2016. “Customer response to our announcement of the only non-stop flights between Canada and Brisbane has been very positive, and we thank federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau for the revised bilateral agreement which enables us to increase our presence in this important Asia-Pacific market. As a result, Air Canada will boost its…

Education jobs in Brisbane

16 December 2015 In: Study, Jobs, Brisbane, General

Experienced teachers are being sought to fill 12 Senior Education Officer roles in Brisbane, Australia. Due to new projects introduced for the start of the 2016 school year, Smart Teachers is seeking three English teachers, two Mathematics teachers, in addition to teachers specialising in Science; Physical Education / Health Education; Manufacturing; Recreation; History; Geography and Business. The successful candidates will have a key leadership role in promoting an understanding and valuing of moderated school-based assessment….

Accountant job in Brisbane

13 December 2015 In: Jobs, Brisbane, General

Mining company Anglo American Coal is seeking a Financial Accountant to work at its HQ in Brisbane, Australia. As Financial Accountant and reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, you will provide support to Anglo American’s mine sites regarding financial accounting services. With a strong focus on delivering a month end result, your responsibilities will include preparation of weekly cash flow forecasts for cash calls to our joint venture participants, completion of balance sheet reconciliations and annual…

Network Engineer job in Brisbane

10 December 2015 In: Jobs, Brisbane, General

A Network Engineer is required in Brisbane to work with cutting edge technologies for an industry leading Australian organisation. Join an established team of professionals in a fast paced/challenging technical environment. With multiple awards in their industry you will be joining a highly respected and credible organisation. The Role Offers a salary of $110,000 p.a. plus superannuation In this position you will be responsible for: Project delivery – Design, installation, configuration & troubleshooting in multi-vendor…

10% more foreign students to Australia

28 November 2015 In: Travel, Study, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, General

The number of foreign students choosing to study in Australia rose by 10.1% to 348,000 in the year to March 2015. Australia is the third biggest destination for foreign students globall, and the third-most popular destination for Chinese students after the US and Japan. Continuing growth means that in 2016 Australia will have the fastest growing foreign student population in the world. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are the current favoured student destinations and millions of…

$24bn of new homes for Australia

26 November 2015 In: Property, Melbourne, Brisbane, New South Wales, Victoria, Economy, General

Over $24bn of new homes were constructed in Australia between July and September this year. Latest figures show a 6.4% rise compared to the same three months in 2014. Across the country, a total of $49bn of construction work was completed. The main residential construction hotspots are Victoria, New South Wales and Melbourne with Australia’s house-building boom driven this year by a growing population and low interest rates. Building work in the “other residential” sector…

Paediatric Nurse job in Brisbane

23 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Brisbane, General

Healthcare Australia is seeking to employ Paediatric Nurses to work in Brisbane, Australia. With the growing demand for experienced paediatric RN’s across Brisbane, Healthcare Australia is seeking your paediatric skills to fill the shifts in need. By joining HCA you will have the opportunity to have your shifts booked in advance and experience working in all paediatric facilities in Brisbane. Join the agency that understands the specialist area of Paediatrics and where you can get…

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