Category: Employment

Glamping is bringing a bit of ‘sparkle’ to the campsite

Glamping – it’s camping with a touch of bling. And now it comes with wine as well. Kaileigh Carew reports.

Queensland lobby groups hold out hope for budget

Queensland lobby groups are waiting with baited breath to see what the Federal Budget has in store. Key stakeholders shared their hopes ahead of the reveal of the all important document. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Queensland’s film industry gets $140 million federal boost

Soon it’ll be lights, camera, action on the Gold Coast “Glitter Strip”. The Turnbull Government has created a $140 million incentive to lure Hollywood blockbusters to Queensland. Gemma Niwa reports.

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Rockpool taps into Brisbane beer house

Sydney hospitality juggernaut, Rockpool Dining Group, is ramping up in Queensland. It’s opening three new restaurants and employing 200 people. Bridgette Vanderwolf reports.

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Workers Memorial Day calls for safer worksites

Queensland workers want to scrap the Australian Building and Construction Commission. Unions say it is not efficient and they used Workers Memorial Day to ram home the point. Milly Dimitrijevic reports.

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Construction workers mourn colleagues and fight ABCC in Brisbane.

By Tim Shepherd Hundreds of construction workers downed tools and gathered to mourn colleagues who died on the job before International Workers Memorial day.

Holden factory closes ending car production in Australia

It’s the end of an era in car manufacturing. Holden has put on the brakes in Australia. Sheridan Ireland reports.

Jobs announced for redundant meatworkers

Hundreds of Ipswich meat workers who recently lost their jobs are now facing a brighter future. The State Government has joined forces with a major food processing company to offer new hope to worried families. Charlotte Hartshorne reports.

Home renovators face real risk of lung cancer

Tradies and home renovators exposed to silica dust are at greater risk of developing lung cancer. The Cancer Council says workers who breathe in the fine particles every day, are particularly vulnerable. Tom Copley reports.

New miners memorial for Redbank

Queensland miners who died at work have been honoured with a new permanent memorial. More than a thousand people attended the unveiling at Ipswich, including relatives and workmates, of those who perished. Georgia Garland reports.

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