Why no one over 50 can land a job

EIGHT years ago Carol Brunton, then aged 64, left the job she had had for six years at Waikato Hospital and moved to Napier to look after her mother.

Labour market woes continue with slack movement in jobs

The employment market is still a source of disappointment

Old coal conveyor creates jobs at Hay Point

The $31M project will decommission and remove the old 1970 coal conveyor and trestle at the Hay Point Coal Terminal.

Original Hay Point trestle and conveyor to be dismantled

More jobs than workers: Times changing in mining sector

Stanmore Coal's coal handling and processing plant. Photo: Emily Smith

It's hard to believe Mackay's now facing a labour shortage.

200 new jobs on offer as part of Lismore hospital upgrade

Member for Lismore Thomas George; Minister for Skills John Barilaro; Lismore Hospital General Manager Lynne Weir; John Holland Building Manager QLD/NT Colin Matthews.

Hospital improvements also help to skill up the workforce

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Mining contract firm expands to Papua New Guinea and WA

CQ Field Mining general manager Dean Scott (right) and his staff at Paget (from left) Danny Chrzanowski, Liam Keighran, Jason Holt, Julie Hope, Kirsty Head, Sara Aston and Sharon McLean.

Almost 100 applicants as expansion opens new job opportunities

Female only job listing rubs men up the wrong way

The ad on Seek.

Comments on social media suggest the ad is "sexist”.

Clive Palmer attacks Rudd over job losses

Clive Palmer joins a protest spearheaded by Palmer United Party NSW Senate leader Matt Adamson in Sydney on Tuesday afternoon over job losses.

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PE teacher going back to school for sake of his future

PE teacher Matthew Rose discusses his decision to re-train as a maths teacher with NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli (centre) and Lismore MP Thomas George (right).

Education Minister visits Kadina High Campus.

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

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Why Shane will leave Buderim Ginger board if sale goes ahead

SHAREHOLDERS DECIDE: Templeton Ginger owner Shane Templeton is among shareholders who will decide Buderim Ginger's fate this month.

Shareholders have less than three weeks to decide on 15% sale

New route is the world's shortest hop for an A380

Dubai to Doha will now be flown by an A380

Good news keeps coming for residential sector

Dwelling prices continue to rise thanks to low rates and pop growth

Organic lovers find new life for Fossil Farm

Volunteers share in a meal from produce harvested at Fossil Farm during its first week under new management.

A Northern Rivers' collective has taken over gardening duties

New store allows customers to personalise their pizza

New Pizza shop opening in Noosa.Francesca Sanders, Sarah Hughes and Brooke Mayhew.

Have your pizza "naked” or Dress Your Own

Surfing lessons via computer? What's app'ening to the world?

Carlene Sherwell in black, instructing young learner surfers at Alexandra Headland.

Local surf coach says free lessons online will work for experienced