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Mon 22 Jun 2020

$415m, 700 jobs for ‘shovel-ready’ projects

premium_icon $415m, 700 jobs for ‘shovel-ready’ projects

Queensland is set for a $415m infrastructure spending splurge, with the “shovel-ready” road projects to deliver 700 jobs and a sugar hit to the state’s economy.

Sun 21 Jun 2020

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

premium_icon 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...

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Queenslanders ‘struggling’ as jobless rate soars

premium_icon Queenslanders ‘struggling’ as jobless rate soars

As the national unemployment rate climbs to its highest level in years, Treasurer Cameron Dick has confirmed just how many of those jobs losses are in Qld.

Mon 15 Jun 2020

$2b defence contract war looms

premium_icon $2b defence contract war looms

Queensland’s powerful bloc of LNP parliamentarians is to ramp up pressure on the government to award a sensitive $2 billion defence contract to a Brisbane company.

Union targets Labor Minister for ‘selling out Qld jobs’

premium_icon Union targets Labor Minister for ‘selling out Qld jobs’

The CFMEU has launched a campaign against senior Cross River Rail Minister Kate Jones, claiming the government’s promise of 2000 jobs had failed to materialise,

Thousands of Qld jobs coming in PM’s $72b recession buster

premium_icon Thousands of Qld jobs coming in PM’s $72b recession buster

Queenslanders will get their share of more than 66,000 nationwide jobs as part of a $72 billion-dollar plan to build our way out of the COVID-19 recession.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Out of work mums losing parent payment

premium_icon Out of work mums losing parent payment

Hundreds of expectant mums and dads who lost their jobs as a result of coronavirus are now losing their eligibility for the Parental Leave Payment.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Confusion over public service wage freeze

premium_icon Confusion over public service wage freeze

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is not ruling out whether contentious public service payrises could be deferred

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