Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A JOB for a casual receptionist at a Mackay business garnered more interest than it would have three years ago.

8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley

From panel beater to caseworker, there's work out in the Valley now

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

'Please, for god's sake give me a job': An old man's plea

James Lindley has finished his 6th university degree and is now looking for a new project to keep him occupied.

WATCH: 77-year-old opens up about a life with no purpose

Too hot to work: apprenticeships go begging

Sunshine Coast carpentry apprentice Amelia Robertson slogs it out on the job.

Vacancies rise with the mercury

Mill gives new start to young employees

FRESH FACES: Taylor Roberts, who is completing a Business Administration traineeship and James Brown, a fitter apprentice, are recent additions to the Harwood Sugar Mill.

Two fresh faces start their new careers with Sunshine Sugar

The future is bright for this husband-wife inventor duo

CLEVER GIRL: Co-inventor of CASSI (Confined Space Access Safety System Innovation), Liz Stringer and Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham.

Meet CASSI, a local invention that's improving the safety of workers

Full-time employment increases for third month in row

This was the third consecutive month of increasing full-time employment.

Total trend employment increased by 8,200 persons.


BARYULGIL LALC CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER The Baryulgil Local Aboriginal Land Council (BLALC) is seeking applications from experienced and motivated people...

TAFE cuts will hurt the whole of the Clarence

Grafton TAFE students join organiser Kathy Nicholson, Greens NSW MLC John Kaye and federal Greens senator Lee Rhiannon to protest cuts to TAFE services.

Closing down of two TAFE campuses in the region will affect everyone

Comedian hopes to boost TAFE numbers

LAUGH AND LEARN: Comedian Kevin Kropinyeri talks at the Grafton TAFE’s big Deadly Yarn Up event. PHOTO: ADAM HOURIGAN

The Big Deadly Yarn Up aims to engage more Grafton TAFE students

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Australia’s highest advertised salaries and industries

Job applicant having an interview

Mining continues to be Australia's highest paid sector

National accounts: Australian economy bounces back

Scott Morrison

The Australian economy has avoided a recession

4 tips to deal with those awkward money moments

CASHED UP: More than $17,000 was found when police raided a house in Murray Pde.

Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

Friends and money can be a tricky combination.

Amazon server outage hits huge companies

Amazon reports 'increased error rates' for service

New Ipswich restaurant has jobs and fries on the menu

ON SITE: Construction completion of the Puma service centre, including Hungry Jack's, on Brisbane St was delayed last year to make way for local road works.

Hungry Jack's serves first West Ipswich whoppers

Boilermaker scrapes $25K from mining giant, then sacked

BHP has been ordered by the Fair Work Commission to pay a mine worker $25,000.

Mine worker sacked unfairly but still loses his job