Special Reports

Wed 22 Jul 2020

New dole loophole allows double-dipping

New dole loophole allows double-dipping

Some workers will be better off on Jobseeker than the new rate of JobKeeper, but changes to the schemes mean workers can now double-dip on both payments.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

Aussies told to brace for more job losses

Aussies told to brace for more job losses

The unemployment rate is set to boom as more Australians who lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic return to the labour market.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Huge change coming to JobKeeper

Huge change coming to JobKeeper

JobKeeper is set to be extended. But before you breath a sigh of relief, it will be worth less and it will be harder to claim the wage subsidy.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

JobKeeper, JobSeeker, JobMaker, now it’s...

Premium Content JobKeeper, JobSeeker, JobMaker, now it’s...

The Federal Government has unveiled its latest $2 billion stimulus package for the economy – and 70,000 Queenslanders will benefit.

Is it time to stop ‘milking the JobSeeker cow’?

Premium Content Is it time to stop ‘milking the JobSeeker cow’?

YOUR SAY: A debate over the future of a coronavirus economic support package has blown up in Mackay

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Opting for JobSeeker over work ‘makes economic sense’

Premium Content Opting for JobSeeker over work ‘makes economic sense’

A restaurateur struggling to find staff says he understands why workers chose the payment as it makes economic sense.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

Premium Content Woman shares nightmare post-COVID job search tale

From a boss watching sport mid interview to an email slamming her resume, a Mackay woman has laid bare the stark reality job seekers face.

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Fury over Aussie boss’ workplace request

Fury over Aussie boss’ workplace request

A South Australian worker has hit out at her employer, claiming she is being “forced” to do something uncomfortable post-lockdown.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Big mistakes to avoid on your CV

Big mistakes to avoid on your CV

Your CV is the gatekeeper between you and your dream job. So here are the mistakes to avoid at all costs.

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Video reveals boss's brutal reaction to woman's resignation

Video reveals boss's brutal reaction to woman's resignation

When Laura Clare resigned from her terrible job she was excited to see they were having leaving drinks for her - but then she read the details.

‘Huge impact’: Miner sacks 230 Mastermyne workers

Premium Content ‘Huge impact’: Miner sacks 230 Mastermyne workers

$20 million contract not renewed in major blow for workers.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Insane cost to save one Aussie job

Insane cost to save one Aussie job

Economists have uncovered the stunning price tag of each job saved under JobKeeper as the Prime Minister weighs phasing out the scheme.

Sun 21 Jun 2020

Young Aussies could ‘work for free’ as tough times bite

Premium Content Young Aussies could ‘work for free’ as tough times bite

Since March young people have lost 329,000 jobs, now workplace experts believe the tough economic climate has set the scene for a spike in worker exploitation and...

Wed 3 Jun 2020

Charities in dire straits with 200,000 jobs at risk

Premium Content Charities in dire straits with 200,000 jobs at risk

COVID-19 has had a dire impact on Australia’s charity sector, ramping up demand for services while donations and revenue streams dwindle.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

What to do if you lose your job during COVID-19

What to do if you lose your job during COVID-19

Earlier this year Luke Nesbit working as a key accounts manager for a beverage distributions company, helping to sell liquor. Then, he was laid off.

Sun 24 May 2020

Aussie teen tradie’s ‘desperate’ plan

Aussie teen tradie’s ‘desperate’ plan

Jarred has just landed his dream job at the age of just 16 – but he’s discovered a huge hurdle standing in the way of his career.

Lost your job? Get matched with a new one

Lost your job? Get matched with a new one

A new way for Australian job seekers to be matched to jobs that are right for them is being launched. See how it works and how to sign up.

The jobs Australia will need in the future

The jobs Australia will need in the future

These are the key areas where jobs are predicted to grow across Australia in the future, as businesses realise the benefits of a broad skill set and ability to adapt.

Thu 21 May 2020

Why confidence is returning to Aussie job market

Premium Content Why confidence is returning to Aussie job market

It’s been a rough few months but workforce confidence is making a comeback, with job ads climbing and feelings of job security at their highest level of 2020.

Wed 20 May 2020

The top ten future industries where all the jobs will be

Premium Content The top ten future industries where all the jobs will be

Three million Australians are planning a post-pandemic career change, making the jump into a completely different field. Here’s where you should be looking.

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