From Clayton COOK TP Human Capital, with Economist Colin Dwyer   The impact of a pandemic has seen the most unusual financial year in most people memories.  It has disrupted a positive economic trend in Townsville up to March and then seen many local businesses adapt to new challenges and many workers routines and incomes…

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TONY RAGGATT, Townsville Bulletin, Friday 22nd May Governments will need to spend more cash on infrastructure and lift COVID-19 restrictions to ensure the Townsville region recovers from the unprecedented lockdown, an economist say.  It comes as official data puts the region’s jobless rate around 8 per cent, while economists estimate it could be as high…

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ABS 12-month data for April reveals some curious information for Townsville Region and most other regions. The ABS says the regional data has limitations. We expect regional unemployment rates are distorted by its definition, that is you have to be looking for work to be considered unemployed.  Covid-19 restrictions meant many people couldn’t leave their…

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CAITLYN CHARLES, Townsville Bulletin, Monday 1st April Townsville Bulletin spoke to Clayton Cook- Managing Director of Tp Human Capital to uncover how Covid-19 has influenced the job market. The Townsville Bulletin reports that more than 900 jobs are currently advertised in the Townsville region with health and trades jobs accounting for more than 32 per…

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2020 Vision for Townsville’s unemployment Positive end to 2019 for Women ABS data for December 2019   The monthly unemployment rate for Townsville Region produced a positive end to 2019 for Townsville.  ABS data for December reveals females posted very good results, but males were still struggling, operating outside their Regional Adjusted Full Employment Range.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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