Archive for the ‘employment’ Category

Female backpackers signal liking for traffic control in search of second-year WHV

Posted on: June 4th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Rather than working on orchards or cattle farms, word has spread among female backpackers in the Top End about another industry that’s on the move. The young women are opting [...] read more...

Mildura labour hire operator jailed

Posted on: May 29th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A MILDURA labour hire operator has been jailed for six months for tax fraud offences related to ‘phoenix activity’ in the horticulture industry. Suleyman Erdogan, 51, was convicted in the [...] read more...

Visa overstayers fly under the radar during federal election campaign

Posted on: May 28th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Gold Coast is a famous destination for visitors from around the world, but its attraction sometimes means people stay a little too long. So while major political parties often [...] read more...

Best Job in the World: 10 years on

Posted on: May 15th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Ten years ago this week, Tourism and Events Queensland announced British entrepreneur Ben Southall would take on the ‘Best Job in the World‘ as caretaker of the Islands of the [...] read more...

What we know about Adani’s Carmichael coal mine project

Posted on: May 1st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

RAdani’s Carmichael coal mine looms as a federal election issue after the miner was granted a contentious eleventh-hour environmental approval by the Morrison Government in April.  That takes Adani another step [...] read more...