Archive for the ‘jobs’ Category

Business pushing hard to open state borders during coronavirus, but leading economists urge caution

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Business groups pressuring politicians to reopen state borders quickly should not ignore the health and economic benefits of the coronavirus lockdowns, two leading economists say. Key points: Tourism executives sign [...] read more...

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Some even predicted that how we travel would change forever. Those in power that broke travel bans caused scandals. The empty skies and hopes that climate change could be tackled were [...] read more...

Australians urged to backpack in their own backyards and stop fruit going to rot

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A Queensland strawberry grower is calling on Australians to “pick for their country” in a bid to stop fruit going to rot amid the labour shortage. Key points: The horticulture [...] read more...

Scott Morrison says post-JobKeeper coronavirus support to help Victorian businesses, tourism

Posted on: July 19th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Businesses in Victoria and in the tourism industry are likely to benefit from extended government support set to be announced next week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. Key points: Further [...] read more...

Tourism sector lobbies Government to extend JobKeeper for another six months

Posted on: July 6th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The tourism industry is warning of hundreds of thousands of job losses and a complete collapse of the sector, if the Federal Government does not extend its coronavirus wage subsidy [...] read more...