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Mine, Mine, Mine.

Dec 11, 2019

The new minerals mine in North Queensland The Townsville Bulletin reports that Industry Minister Karen Andrews will today grant major project status to the St Elmo Vanadium Project near Julia Creek. The Saint Elmo Project is 100% owned by Multicom Resources and is situated 25km east of Julia Creek in Queensland’s North West Minerals Province. This region is renowned as one of the world’s richest mineral-producing regions. The recovery of…

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Unemployment improves in 2019

Nov 22, 2019

Townsville Workforce Performance 2019 Townsville economy and jobs market was driven by several factors in 2019.  The greatest impact was from the floods early in the year.  But Townsville still had a lot going for it in 2019, strong business confidence returned, significant projects helped drive construction work, new festivals and events drove positive activity in restaurants and cafes and of course Townsville had its best unemployment rate in five…

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67 too young to retire?

Nov 19, 2019

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg wants to see older Australians delay retirement and remain in the workforce for longer.  TP Human Capital : COMMENTS While you are reading the media article below, here are some current facts to take into consideration: 60yrs current Preservation age – age you can access your Superannuation fund (up from 55yrs of age) 67yrs Pension age as of 2023 – up from 65yrs 60yrs age – Mandatory…

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Townsville needs a Skills Security Plan.

Oct 30, 2019

Townsville Workforce Challenges – Skills Gaps, No Skills Security Plan, Crime reputation. The official 12-month unemployment rate in September 2019 was steady at 7.3%. The trend has been positive since 2016 but challenges remain. Townsville Regions decade average Unemployment rate is 7.3%. Local Unemployment levels are currently in the upper boundary of our LR target range 6%-7%. Official trend workforce levels remain between 105,000 and 110,000 (107,600). Townsville Region is…

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DS Economics Townsville Crane Count

Oct 8, 2019

Founder of “Our Fair Share’ Colin Dwyer completed a free Townsville regional Crane Count on Saturday 21 September 2019. Mr Dwyer said “we are part of the Townsville regional community and like to contribute where we can. In the past, we have organised scores of TAFE students to help neighbourhoods clean up after cyclone Yasi, organised a group of 20 tertiary students to clean up Castle Hill in 2016 and…

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TOWNSVILLE’S unemployment rate expected to drop.

Oct 4, 2019

Townsville’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in five years and is expected to drop further. Exerts of the article are below. To view the full article head to: Townsville Bulletin The unemployment rate for the Townsville region, which also includes the Burdekin, Hinchinbrook, Charters Towers and Palm Island, in August was seven per cent according to Australian Government Labour Market data. TP Human Capital director Clayton Cook said…

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Miners in new era of investment

Oct 2, 2019

This article is from the Townsville Bulletin issue of Tuesday, 1 Oct Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan said the report noted improved productivity in the mining sector in recent years, particularly in iron ore mining as the industry shifts from the investment phase to the production phase. “During the boom, resources companies invested hundreds of billions of dollars in new and expanded capacity. Investment in plant and equipment…

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Going the extra mile

Sep 30, 2019

Applying Albert Einstein’s theory to hiring; if you keep looking for talent the same way in the same places you’d get the same results, right?   At TP Human Capital we take an innovated approach to hiring with our creative campaigns and we can recruit from anywhere in the world for anyone in the world and we will go the extra mile, literally, for our clients to find the right…

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Townsville’s unemployment rate has started to improve

Sep 3, 2019

Queensland’s unemployment figures were recently reported by Josh Bavas from ABC News. Clayton Cook- TP Human Capital Managing Director, was interviewed to comment on the recent unemployment rate in Townsville to gain his expert opinion on where Townsville is heading. Exerts of the article are below. To view the full article head to: ABC News.  When it comes to unemployment, Queensland currently has the second-highest rate in the country, behind…

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