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Recruitment jobs in Perth

07 September 2015 In: Jobs, Perth, Western Australia, General

A senior recruitment consultant is being sought by a long-established company to work in Perth, Australia. Randstad Business Support Perth has been in the market for 25 years, working with local businesses and employing local employees. With a team dedicated in forming true business partnerships, we add value and are trusted advisors to our clients. We specalise in volume, temporary and permanent recruitment. We are looking for a passionate senior consultant who has worked in…

5% rise in Australia gold

02 September 2015 In: Western Australia, General

Gold production in Australia has risen in the past three months with 72 tonnes of the precious metal mined and processed down under. Production in Q2 2015 was 5% higher than the first quarter of the year, which saw the sector produce 69 tonnes of gold. The Kalgoorlie Super Pit saw production increase by 44,000 ounces. Newmont’s Boddington and Tanami operations increased by 17,000 ounces in the three-month period. The mining sector has been boosted…

Perth actress returns to WA

27 August 2015 In: Perth, Western Australia, Entertainment, General

Hollywood actress Jessica De Gouw has returned to her roots in Perth to make a new sci-fi movie. De Gouw, who stars in hit TV series Underground and also features in NBC TV’s Dracula alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers, was raised in Perth but moved to Los Angeles some years ago to pursue her movie career. Jessica, 27, is now back in Western Australia to start work on a new sci-fi thriller called OtherLife, alongside Australian…

Perth aims to be ‘24-hour city’

23 August 2015 In: Perth, Western Australia, General

Innovation, deregulation and state-wide promotion is needed in order to make Perth a 24-hour city. That’s the view of Australia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry who believe Perth could be an engine-room of growth if it can break free from its country-town mentality and reliance on traditional industries. “We need to look at setting ourselves up as an education hub, pitch our LNG expertise to the world and promote our ability to provide clean and…

Workers needed in Australia

16 August 2015 In: Jobs, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Technology, General

Around 4,500 new workers are being sought to help the rollout of the National Broadband Network in Australia. Government officials say the workforce for the National Broadband Network must double in order to speed up the rollout and meet deadlines set for completion in 2020. Now moves are underway to attract skilled communications workers and to train workers new to the industry. Malcolm Turnbull, Communications Minister, told reporters: “We’ve got 1,300 jobs in New South…

Perth house prices fall $20,000

02 August 2015 In: Property, Perth, Western Australia, General

The average price of a house or apartment in Perth has fallen by $20,000 in the three months to June. The average price of a house in the metropolitan area dropped from $550,000 to $530,000 while the cost of units, apartments, villas and townhouses fell from $440,000 to $420,000 – the largest drop in two years, according to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia. Prices in the wider Perth region have also fallen; the…

Commuter trains in Perth

21 July 2015 In: Travel, Perth, Western Australia, General

Perth residents are more satisfied with their train services than any other capital city in Australia. Compared to Adelaide Metro, Queensland Rail, Sydney Trains and Melbourne’s Metro Trains, Transperth scored the highest overall satisfaction ranking for the fourth year running with five stars. Adelaide Metro, Queensland Rail and Sydney’s City Rail each got four stars and Melbourne’s Metro got a three star rating. Perth was the only train service to get five stars in more…

Australia declares war on wild cats

17 July 2015 In: Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, General

The government in Australia has approved a plan for a massive cull of wild cats in a bid to protect scores of endangered native plants and animals. More than two million feral cats will be targeted in an attempt to create new safe havens for native animals and improve the chances of survival of 20 mammal, 20 bird and 30 plant species that are at risk of extinction. Greg Hunt, the Federal environment minister, unveiled…

Australia firefighters aid Canada

13 July 2015 In: New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, General

Fire fighters from Australia have flown to Canada to help tackle more than 400 bush fires burning in three provinces. Fire fighters from Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland and South Australia are in Canada to support the country’s emergency services. Raging fires in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan cover more than one million hectares and 102 Australian fire fighters and specialists have travelled to help the Canadians. Aussie fire fighters have travelled…

Record temperatures in Perth

10 July 2015 In: Perth, Western Australia, General

The average daytime temperature in Perth this June (21 degrees) was the warmest in over 100 years. The previous warmest June was in 1983 when the average was 20.6 degrees. Sunny skies created a warmer than average June across all capital cities. Around the country warmer than average conditions prevailed with Adelaide (16.16 degrees) and Brisbane (17.05 degrees). Melbourne (11.08 degrees), Hobart (9.14 degrees) and Sydney (18.61 degrees), were all half a degree warmer than…

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