Special Reports

Sat 24 Feb 2018

$400m solar farms to lower power prices, create local jobs

$400m solar farms to lower power prices, create local jobs

AUSTRALIAN company Renew Estate has chosen Gladstone as its next investment, with a proposed 300MW Rodds Bay solar farm and 32MW Yarwun solar farm.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

400+ mining jobs up for grabs across Bowen Basin region

400+ mining jobs up for grabs across Bowen Basin region

Fastest growing industry of 2017 shows no signs of slowing down

Sat 30 Dec 2017

New meat factory on the Downs

New meat factory on the Downs

INTERNATIONAL investors take a shine to the region with an $85 million business venture that will open hundreds of employment opportunities.

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Tradies poached as Paget work fires up

Tradies poached as Paget work fires up

Skill shortage has businesses clambering for boilermakers and fitters

Thu 7 Sep 2017

$583m Lindeman Island project no longer floundering

$583m Lindeman Island project no longer floundering

Lindeman Island developers have 28 days to answer critics

Wed 30 Aug 2017

CFMEU staff could strike over pay rise

CFMEU staff could strike over pay rise

Union staff denied half the pay rise its members are fighting for

Fri 25 Aug 2017

'We've won the fight for the people': Govt bans 100% FIFO

'We've won the fight for the people': Govt bans 100% FIFO

Workers will no longer be discriminated because of where they live

Sat 19 Aug 2017

Oaky ban on 'scab', 'grub' and 'maggot'

Oaky ban on 'scab', 'grub' and 'maggot'

Fair Work Commission steps in on escalating EA stalemate

Fri 18 Aug 2017

Man rejected for thousands of jobs after moving to Coast

Man rejected for thousands of jobs after moving to Coast

HE HAS two degrees and countless qualifications, but still can't find a job.

Mon 14 Aug 2017

'Double-dipping' worker sacked for not giving up roster

'Double-dipping' worker sacked for not giving up roster

While on paid carer's leave, the Armstrong Beach resident was working for himself harvesting cane when Wilmar discovered him in a field.

Wed 9 Aug 2017

Rocky dad, 37, 'overlooked for 1000 jobs'

Rocky dad, 37, 'overlooked for 1000 jobs'

BEING a mature-aged job seeker is a struggle for Michael Wooley who says employers are passing him over in favour of employing younger, cheaper staff.

Sat 5 Aug 2017

'Must-do' for Adani business

'Must-do' for Adani business

Adani regional content manager Ben Hughes lays down the law

Wed 21 Jun 2017

Adani launches 'mega-mine' jobs portal

Adani launches 'mega-mine' jobs portal

Job seekers can register online to be notified of job vacancies at the proposed Carmichael coal mine.

Mon 12 Jun 2017

Mining giant locks own workers out of mine

Mining giant locks own workers out of mine

The company believes the problem has cost them 6400 man hours already

Sat 3 Jun 2017

Sugar giant hasn't given up on North Queensland rail

Sugar giant hasn't given up on North Queensland rail

The announcement also shed light on what would happen to the 29 crew workers in Mackay that have been working on the Wilmar contract.

Fri 2 Jun 2017

Miner who crashed in 'no go' area gets the sack

Miner who crashed in 'no go' area gets the sack

Peabody wasn't standing for the behaviour that broke company safety procedures

Thu 1 Jun 2017

Aurizon workshops to close, 300 jobs in doubt

Aurizon workshops to close, 300 jobs in doubt

Mackay freight depot to be closed down by December and workers out of a job

Sun 28 May 2017

Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

Where the 13,000 mining jobs are

THE mining and resources downturn is over and thousands of jobs are coming back to the industry

Sat 27 May 2017

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

Bringing down indigenous workplace hurdles

For National Reconciliation Week, workers are asked to consider what role they can play.

Fri 19 May 2017

CQ mine worker fights for job after getting sacked

CQ mine worker fights for job after getting sacked

Mine worker awarded $10k and job back after damaging delivery driver's hand loading a truck

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