The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, has launched a $20 million program that will help small and medium businesses grow, export and generate local Australian jobs.
Regional Victoria’s jobs boom continues with the regional unemployment rate dropping to its lowest level in almost seven years.
Weld Australia calls upon Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull not to decrease company tax rates for major multi-national companies that send—what should be—Australian jobs offshore. This comes in the wake of BHP’s award of more than 20,000 tonnes of structural steel work for its $4.7 billion South Flank project to an offshore manufacturer.
More than 1 million Australians changed employers or the business they ran in the 12 months to February 2018, according to statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The Victorian Government is making it quicker and easier to build new homes and create jobs with $5.7 million in grants and planning support for local governments across Victoria.
Jobs are growing in regional Victoria and unemployment has fallen to less than five percent, according to data released.
The QLD Government’s efforts to grow jobs continues to deliver with 3,900 Queenslanders finding work in June 2018.
The WA Government has welcomed the decision by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission to increase the State minimum wage by $18 a week.
The monthly trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.5 per cent in May 2018, according to latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The first round of the WA Government’s Collie Futures grants program has opened to drive economic growth and stimulate job creation in the South-West.