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22.10.2020

Jobs in Queensland

24 August 2020 In: Jobs, Brisbane, Queensland, General

Jobs in Queensland: Around 1,341,500 people in the Greater Brisbane region were employed at some point during the year, who worked across 1,896,000 jobs. The number of employed people increased by 2.8% over the past 12 months, and increased by 6.1% over the previous six years. The number of jobs reflected similar results (up 3.8% and 6.9%, respectively) in the Greater Brisbane region. Of the people employed, 1,138,300 people (84.8%) were single job holders, while…

Jobs in Western Australia

23 August 2020 In: Jobs, Perth, Western Australia, General

Jobs in Western Australia: Around 1.2 million people in the Greater Perth region were employed at some point during the year, who worked across 1.7 million jobs. The number of employed people decreased by 0.9% over the past 12 months, but increased by 1.5% over the previous six years. The number of jobs reflected a slightly different results (up 0.5% and down 0.7%, respectively) in the Greater Perth region. Of the people employed, 978,100 people…

Jobs in Tasmania

22 August 2020 In: Jobs, Hobart, Tasmania, General

Jobs in Tasmania: Around 124,000 people in the Greater Hobart region were employed at some point during the year, who worked across 173,800 jobs. The number of employed people increased by 2.8% over the past 12 months, and increased by 4.1% over the previous six years. The number of jobs reflected similar results (up 4.1% and 6.1%, respectively) in the Greater Hobart region. Of the people employed, 103,100 people (83.2%) were single job holders, while…

Virus Vigilance Continues

22 August 2020 In: Migration, Health, General

Australia must maintain active vigilance in its nationwide bid to control the coronavirus.  “The virus continues to circulate in the community and vigilance must be maintained,” Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said “It’s a bit like a fire – we’ve got a few embers that are still smouldering and we want to find those embers and put them out totally so we do not have any community transmission “The threat of COVID will always…

Retail Turnover Rises

21 August 2020 In: Economy, General

Australian retail turnover rose 3.3 per cent in July 2020 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Turnover rose 12.2 per cent when compared to July 2019. “Retail turnover rose in all states and territories except Victoria in July. The rise across the rest of the country was driven by continued strength in household goods retailing, and the recovery in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services, and clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing” said Ben…

Jobs in the Northern Territory

21 August 2020 In: Jobs, Darwin, Northern Territory, General

Jobs in the Northern Territory: Around 96,100 people in the Greater Darwin region were employed at some point during the year, who worked across 145,400 jobs. The number of employed people decreased by 0.1% over the past 12 months, but increased by 5.7% over the previous six years. The number of jobs reflected similar results (down 0.3% and up 3.0%, respectively) in the Greater Darwin region. Of the people employed, 78,200 people (81.4%) were single job…

Australia Signs Vaccine Deal

19 August 2020 In: Health, General

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signed of a letter of intent with UK-based drug company AstraZeneca to manufacture 25 million doses of Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine. “The Oxford vaccine is one of the most advanced and promising in the world, and under this deal we have secured early access for every Australian,” the Prime Minister said. Should the COVID-19 vaccine prove successful, every person in Australia will get a free dose, the Prime Minister…

Australia Jobs: Multiple Employment

19 August 2020 In: Economy, General

Australia Jobs: The Health Care and Social Assistance industries employ the most workers who maintain multiple jobs. Almost four out of every five of these multi-job workers were female. The second concurrent job is the highest income job held at the same time as the first concurrent job. The largest share of these was in the Administrative and support services (14.2%), with these being shared by male and female multiple job holders (55.6% males and…

People under 30 work multiple jobs

18 August 2020 In: Jobs, Economy, General

Australia Jobs: People under the age of 30 are the most likely to hold more than one job, according to new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Around one in every four employed people under 30 were multiple job holders in 2016-17, and this was highest around the age of 19. Overall, employed people worked a total number of 19.2 million jobs during 2016-17, an increase of 3.6 per cent over the previous 12…

International Students Return to Adelaide

17 August 2020 In: Study, Adelaide, Family, General

Study in Australia: Under a trial program, 300 students from China, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore will fly into Adelaide in early September to take up university places. The Australian Government has made a number of changes to student visa arrangements to ensure Australia remains a priority destination for international students as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. International students are extremely important to Australia and our economy, contributing $40 billion annually and supporting 250,000…

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