Townsville once depressed and insecure is quietly, confidently, achieving. Recent official workforce data (August ABS data)reveal a positive performing region with a variety of industries contributing to a net positive result so far, year to date. This is very different to the national trend and many other regional experiences. Regional Economist Colin Dwyer said “Townsville…

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This article is from the Townsville Bulletin 22/09/21 PLANNED PROJECTS WILL REVITALISE OUR CITY OUR city has again been the beneficiary of major events relocating for Covid over the last couple of months. After the State of Origin in June, we’ve now been able to enjoy preliminary NRL finals games and international rugby tests –…

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SOURCE HCAMAG In a recent decision, the NSW Court of Appeal upheld the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal’s finding that a company’s sexually suggestive WH&S poster constituted sexual harassment. The Court confirmed that sexual harassment in the workplace need not be explicit, citing “innuendo, insinuation, implication, overtone, undertone, horseplay, a hint, a wink or a…

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REGION CRIES OUT FOR WORKERS AS INDUSTRY POWERS UP As reported in the Townsville Bulletin – The Townsville region’s job market is roaring along at a level not seen in almost a decade. Analysing May’s jobs figures, economist Colin Dwyer said the total number of workers employed around the Townsville region rose to 112,900 –…

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Article Townsville Bulletin May 1 2021 Tony Raggatt The demand for workers has hit a near 10-year high in Townsville as consumer and business confidence rebounds, helping to lift the number of jobs, recruitment expert Clayton Cook says. The demand for workers has hit a near 10-year high in Townsville as consumer and business confidence…

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Townsville Regional jobs dashboard for April 2021 looks positive. The withdrawal of Jobkeeper and seasonal activity has promoted greater participation. Townsville job numbers rose, contrary to the national and state trend. Townsville’s jobs reputation has changed over the past 4-5 years.  Construction projects, Health jobs, and significant events are supporting a new reputation. Official job…

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SOURCE : Townsville Bulletin, DAN KNOWLES QUEENSLAND has a wealth of opportunities for future growth across the state, according to analysis done by Urbis. With the depth of Queensland’s natural resources, diversity of its regions and the strengths of its lifestyle brand, city and community-shaping experts Urbis has uncovered 10 top drivers for long-term growth…

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Blog : Sean Johnson : Thoughts I am still stunned to see that many businesses have not figured out how to address the connection between the employee experience and their productivity. The positive correlation between empowered and engaged employees with financial performance AND reduction in operational risk is deeply insightful and the basis for unlocking…

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