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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…

Study Law in Canberra

01 December 2015 In: Study, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, General

The Australian National University College of Law in Canberra offers hundreds of different law courses and qualifications. ANU Law, based in Canberra, has world-class undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research programs of study, including Master of Laws, a postgraduate law degree that allows you to tailor study to your specific interests. Designed to develop your expertise across a range of key areas, the ANU Master of Laws (LLM) provides a valued, versatile and globally recognised…

Security Engineer jobs in Canberra

22 November 2015 In: Jobs, Canberra, General

A professional services company in Canberra, Australia requires 2 x SOC Security Engineers to work on one of their largest government sites. These are permanent roles. The company will subsidise travel cost if you are Sydney based. Responsibilities include: Engage with the client in identifying requirements for enhancement of applications/platforms managed; Configure SIEM systems based on security best practices and client requirements; Monitor and maintain overall system health of supported SIEM systems; Perform SIEM product…

Graphic Design job in Canberra

20 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Canberra, General

The Australian Business Academy is seeking experienced and motivated Trainers & Assessors to join their teams in Canberra. The Australian Business Academy provides specialised fast-track Diploma, Advanced Diploma and tailored short courses that are designed to meet the career and professional development needs of both their domestic and international customers. As a member of The Citadel Group, ABA is part of an ASX listed group of companies operating across Australia and Asia Pacific. ABA are…

Australia set for heatwave

18 November 2015 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, General

Temperatures in Australia are set to soar with a heatwave due in most states across the country. A high pressure system is moving east across the country from Western Australia and will generate high temperatures in all states except Tasmania, say the Bureau of Meteorology. Heatwave conditions are forecast across the interior of Western Australia, South Australia into south-western NSW and northern Victoria, and will become severe in SA and WA. Queensland and north east…

Old folks may pay more in Canberra

16 November 2015 In: Finance, Canberra, Family, General

Planned changes to benefits and concessions in Canberra could see some old people paying more for public transport, electricity and rates. The ACT Government is proposing a raft of changes to the concessions scheme that currently allows pensioners to pay less for essential utilities. Changes being considered include raising the eligibility age for the Seniors Card from 60 to 65, limiting assistance for part-pensioners, removing or reducing the Public Transport Seniors Card and combining utility…

IT Business Analyst Job in Canberra

08 November 2015 In: Jobs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Technology, General

A Senior IT Business Analyst (7451) is required to fill a vacancy at a government agency in Canberra, Australia. Offering a salary of up to $720 per day + super, responsibilities will include: Identification and development of business system requirements and associated business process and procedural changes; Identification of what impact will new requirements have on existing and future capability development and business processes and procedures; assisting in the continuous improvement process by developing and…

Space industry in Canberra

05 November 2015 In: Jobs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, General

Canberra is aiming to become the centre of the national space industry in Australia. Hundreds of new jobs are to be created in aeronautical research and development and in the wider knowledge economy via an industry cluster with Mount Stromlo’s Space Research and Innovation Hub at its core. The move is aimed at grabbing a share of the $314 billion global space industry. “Becoming a hub of will allow Canberra to continue attracting and retaining…

Average house prices in Australia

02 November 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart

Home-buyers in Australia could buy three houses in Hobart for the same price as a single house in Sydney. Such is disparity in house prices in major capital cities where, for the first time, the average cost of a house in Sydney has risen above $1 million. In July the average cost of a house in Sydney rose to $1 million – almost $350,000 more than the average house price in Melbourne ($668,030). Next is…

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