Special Reports

Fri 3 Aug 2018

The vital job not for the faint-hearted

The vital job not for the faint-hearted

A TEAM of specialists will make the claustrophobic journey through a 2.5km tunnel deep under ground to ensure water security for the Coast.

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Gladstone industries search for next year's apprentices

Gladstone industries search for next year's apprentices

QUEENSLAND Alumina Limited is looking for its next Benn Richardson, Katie Ferrier and Shianne Sprecher, with applications for their 2019 apprentice intake open.

Fri 20 Jul 2018

The best career advice ‘no one takes’

The best career advice ‘no one takes’

A HR expert has revealed the simple trick to nail a job interview — but many are too scared to use the “secret weapon”.

Wed 16 May 2018

Should you be in line for a pay rise?

Should you be in line for a pay rise?

THESE are the industries and employees who will receive the biggest boosts to their pay packet this year.

Tue 15 May 2018

Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

Are these the bizarre jobs of the future?

MOST of what students are learning is irrelevant by the end of their degree. The jobs are changing — and they’re getting weirder.

Thu 10 May 2018

TOO OLD AND QUALIFIED: Age discrimination haunts job seekers

TOO OLD AND QUALIFIED: Age discrimination haunts job seekers

A 62yo Warwick man has resorted to 'dumbing down' his list of qualifications in an 18-month fight to find work, but big budget incentives won't fix the problem.

Why the five-hour work day is no fantasy

Why the five-hour work day is no fantasy

IT SOUNDS too good to be true. But this Aussie company has proven that halving your work day is actually possible.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Farting on employee ‘not necessarily’ bullying

Farting on employee ‘not necessarily’ bullying

A MAN has lost a $1.8 compo bid after a judge ruled that even if his boss had “lifted his bum and farted” on him, it “would not amount to bullying”.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

200 jobs, $5m splashed on local business for APLNG shutdown

200 jobs, $5m splashed on local business for APLNG shutdown

More than $5 million will be spent with Gladstone businesses within the next two months during Australia Pacific LNG's scheduled shutdowns.

JOB STRUGGLE: Woman applies for 1000 jobs with no luck

JOB STRUGGLE: Woman applies for 1000 jobs with no luck

Malissa Moore says she is ready to work - she just needs someone to hire her.

Sat 24 Feb 2018

$400m solar farms to lower power prices, create local jobs

$400m solar farms to lower power prices, create local jobs

AUSTRALIAN company Renew Estate has chosen Gladstone as its next investment, with a proposed 300MW Rodds Bay solar farm and 32MW Yarwun solar farm.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

400+ mining jobs up for grabs across Bowen Basin region

400+ mining jobs up for grabs across Bowen Basin region

Fastest growing industry of 2017 shows no signs of slowing down

Sat 30 Dec 2017

New meat factory on the Downs

New meat factory on the Downs

INTERNATIONAL investors take a shine to the region with an $85 million business venture that will open hundreds of employment opportunities.

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Tradies poached as Paget work fires up

Tradies poached as Paget work fires up

Skill shortage has businesses clambering for boilermakers and fitters

Thu 7 Sep 2017

$583m Lindeman Island project no longer floundering

$583m Lindeman Island project no longer floundering

Lindeman Island developers have 28 days to answer critics

Wed 30 Aug 2017

CFMEU staff could strike over pay rise

CFMEU staff could strike over pay rise

Union staff denied half the pay rise its members are fighting for

Fri 25 Aug 2017

'We've won the fight for the people': Govt bans 100% FIFO

'We've won the fight for the people': Govt bans 100% FIFO

Workers will no longer be discriminated because of where they live

Sat 19 Aug 2017

Oaky ban on 'scab', 'grub' and 'maggot'

Oaky ban on 'scab', 'grub' and 'maggot'

Fair Work Commission steps in on escalating EA stalemate

Fri 18 Aug 2017

Man rejected for thousands of jobs after moving to Coast

Man rejected for thousands of jobs after moving to Coast

HE HAS two degrees and countless qualifications, but still can't find a job.

Mon 14 Aug 2017

'Double-dipping' worker sacked for not giving up roster

'Double-dipping' worker sacked for not giving up roster

While on paid carer's leave, the Armstrong Beach resident was working for himself harvesting cane when Wilmar discovered him in a field.

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