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Australia celebrates the New Year

01 January 2016 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, General

Australia celebrated the New Year in flamboyant style with spectacular midnight fireworks displays across the country. In New Zealand, the Auckland sky was lit up with half a ton of fireworks launched from the Sky Tower. The five-minute, 360-degree show was broadcast around the world as thousands of people gathered below to watch the spectacle. In Sydney more than a million people filled parks and streets to watch the city’s $7 million New Year show….

Canberra celebrates record year

01 January 2016 In: Travel, Jobs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, General

A record number of tourists came to Canberra in Australia in the past 12 months with visitor expenditure at historic levels. Recent official figures show that in Canberra visitor growth and expenditure has risen by 30% against a national average of 6%. The city has seen a boom in construction of new hotels to meet growing visitor demand. There are now around 6,000 hotel rooms in Canberra, a rise of 800 with five new hotels…

Teaching job in Canberra

01 January 2016 In: Jobs, Migration, Canberra, General

A number of experienced Room Leaders are required to fill full time positions in Canberra, Australia working in Children Services. Randstad Education is working with a number of centres across the Canberra and surrounding areas of NSW who a looking for Experienced Room Leaders who have completed their Diploma in Children Services to join their teams and help provide quality care to children and families. We have opportunities across the Canberra area and each centre…

Study in Canberra

24 December 2015 In: Study, Canberra, General

The New Year will see a new intake of students arriving in Canberra, Australia, to commence their study at the city’s institutions. Students arriving by air between 1 and 12 February 2016 will be welcomed by the Study Canberra Student Welcome Desk in the Arrivals Hall at Canberra Airport. Study Canberra Student Ambassadors and university representatives will be on hand to greet students, answer questions and point them in the right direction for transport connections….

Enrolled Nurse job in Canberra

23 December 2015 In: Jobs, Canberra, General

A number of Enrolled Nurses are needed to fill vacancies at a major care home in Canberra, Australia. Working within your scope of practice and under the direction of the Registered Nurse, you will manage care teams in your designated area in providing the highest standard of person centred care. You will ensure work practices are of an exceptional standard and in line with ANMC’s National Competency Standards, you will contribute to the assessment, formulation…

Canberra named Best Student City

22 December 2015 In: Study, Canberra, General

Canberra in Australia has been named as one of the top 20 best student cities in the world. Canberra is placed at 17 in the Top 20, ahead of other major Australian cities including Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast, according to the QS Best Student Cities 2016 index. Already named as the world’s most liveable city by the OECD, this outstanding achievement highlights Canberra’s credentials as Australia’s university town. Canberra entered the QS…

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…

Education jobs in Canberra

17 December 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Canberra, General

Randstad Education is seeking qualified educators to join their teams working in Canberra and surrounding areas of New South Wales, Australia. We have opportunities across the Canberra area and each education centre is unique. To be successful for these roles you will need to posses the following experience and personal qualities: – Hold a Diploma in Children’s Services – Have a passion for working with Children and aiding their development – Recent experience working within…

Project Manager job in Canberra

16 December 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Canberra, General

An experienced Project Manager is required for a company in Canberra, Australia. The chosen candidate will have knowledge of agile software development environments within a solid government team. You will be working on a range of brand new software projects, managing small agile teams and using a strong technical understanding to ensure high quality end products This is a great opportunity for you, the Agile Project Manager to lead a highly organised and efficient team…

Lawyer job in Canberra

05 December 2015 In: Jobs, Canberra, General

A legal practice based in Canberra, Australia is seeking to employ an insurance lawyer. The employer is a leading national firm within their well resourced and high performing insurance practice based in Canberra. The team advise on a range of insurance matters including third party personal injury, workers compensation, and public & product liability claims. The firm also maintain a strong reputation in training junior lawyers. Some commercial litigation experience will be looked upon favourably as this will…

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