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GP job in Melbourne

25 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Melbourne, General

A medical centre in East Melbourne requires a full time general practitioner to work in a long-established practice. Offering a full range of quality medical services from young to elderly patients. This clinic prides themselves on caring for its patient’s total well being. Open 7 days per week and operating on a bulk billing basis with exceptional location and visibility to road and foot traffic. You will see an overflow of patients and build your…

Legal Secretary job in Melbourne

21 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Melbourne, General

A top Melbourne-based legal firm is seeking to employ a Legal Secretary / PA to support a Senior Partner of a busy litigation group. The ideal candidate will have solid litigation experience and will be able to hit the ground running. You will be joining a close knit team that promotes a work life balance and a happy work environment. You will have strong Microsoft Word and typing skills, be highly organised and have the…

$100m jobs boost for Victoria

19 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Melbourne, Victoria, General

Up to 1000 new jobs will be created in Victoria, Australia, thanks to a $100m investment fund set up to boost employment. The Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund is a multi million-dollar scheme by the Australian and Victorian Governments and Ford Australia to support the community after Ford announced it will cease local vehicle production in 2016. With total project investment of over $100 million, the Fund is already set to create 686 jobs…

Degas art comes to Melbourne

19 November 2015 In: Melbourne, Victoria, Entertainment, General

More than 200 works by French impressionist master Edgar Degas will go on show at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne in 2016. The city of Melbourne will play host to the world premiere exhibition, Degas: A New Vision, from 24 June-18 Sept 2016 as part of the 2016 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. Degas: A New Vision will be the 21st exhibition in the series since it was launched in 2004. More than five…

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…

GP job in Melbourne

17 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Melbourne, Health, General

An experienced GP is required to join a clinic in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. Head Medical is recruiting for this friendly, non-corporate, well managed mixed-billing clinic in the western suburbs of Melbourne to join them on a long term basis. You will be fully supported by the team and will receive comprehensive induction. A 2-year contract; 65% billings; $120 p/h minimum guarantee for the first 3 months. The practice is established with a…

Registered Nurse jobs in Melbourne

17 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Melbourne, General

Melbourne Health is seeking Registered Nurses to work at The Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia. Nurses with a minimum of 12 months acute nursing experience are needed to become part of Melbourne Health’s Nurse Resource Transition Pool (NRTP). Employees on the NRTP work throughout Melbourne Health in a variety of settings including the Emergency Department and Royal Park Campus. Employees work on a rotating roster including night duty and weekends. About the Role: Registered Nurse…

Melbourne offers ‘cheapest’ land

12 November 2015 In: Property, Finance, Melbourne, General

The price of land around Melbourne is the most affordable in the whole of Australia. The average price of a block of land on the outskirts of Melbourne is $211,000 – lower than the peak prices five years ago. The average cost for such land in Melbourne is $250,000 cheaper than Sydney, $50,000 less than south east Queensland and $40,000 lower than in Perth. Around 40% of all sales of green field land across the…

Melbourne is top for business

02 November 2015 In: Melbourne, General

Melbourne has been voted the best city in Australia for business meetings and conferences. The city came out top at the Annual World Travel Awards ceremony in Hong Kong, and was voted Australasia’s No 1 Meetings and Conference Destination for the third year running, while the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was named Australasia’s No 1 Meetings and Conference Centre for the fourth consecutive year. “The World’s Most Liveable City offers outstanding experiences for our…

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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