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Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: Jobs

Hundreds of jobs in store as Costco’s Lake Macquarie proposal approved

More than 250 new jobs are set to be created and millions of dollars will potentially be injected into Lake Macquarie each year after the approval of a Costco store in the...

Great Southern Nights to hit the city next month

Newcastle is set to be among the 300-plus venues primed to host Great Southern Nights next month. The 900 gigs featuring more than 2,500 artists is a state government initiative aimed at kick-starting...

New facility to provide jobs boost in the Hunter

There is some good news on the job front in the Hunter as not-for-profit housing provider, Compass Housing, prepares to open its own property maintenance facility in Beresfield. The My Place Property Maintenance...

Jobs plan will reduce unemployment, new report says

Reducing Australia's unemployment rate from 10% to 4% is achievable within 12 months. This is the basis of a new report produced by the University of Newcastle’s Centre of Full Employment and...

Calls to extend JobKeeper

The Hunter's Federal MPs have thrown their support behind a Labor Party campaign calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to extend JobKeeper payments until the end of the year. Shortland MP Pat Conroy,...

Government approves $59 million Honeysuckle project

A project that will see more than 100 new apartments built within walking distance of Newcastle CBD has been given the green light. The NSW Government approved the final plans for the Horizon...

Recruiter lends hand to job seekers

A Hunter-based recruiter has seen a 300% rise in the number of resumes sent through as the impact of COVID-19 hits the region. Forsythes Recruitment & HR Managing Director, Geoff Crews, said it...

Time to take out the weeds

Spending time in our homes during this difficult time can only be good for the garden, which, during the drought and water restrictions, has been left sadly neglected. Yes, I am guilty. My...