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How Australia chucks a sickie

ALMOST half of Australians taking sick leave are actually chucking a sickie, according to new research, and these are the reasons why they’re doing it.

How Aussies can survive robot takeover

Getting a job was already competitive for young Aussies, and automation means they’ll have to brush up on skills that employers used to ignore. Picture: iStock

Millenials aren't just fighting each other, they're fighting robots

Aussie has the world’s best job

Wouldn’t mind staying in a house like this for a while! Sherbet Birdie photography

Sorelle Amore’s ultimate goal seemed outrageous

POLLIE TICKLED: No job? We can fix that

A whole new method of job-hunting on offer.

Get back on the job train with these top tips

Calls for job seekers ramp up ahead of employment boom

Nambucca Heads to Urunga Pacific Highway Upgrade, Lend Lease. Lend Lease has taken on seven YR11 trainees on the Nambucca Heads to Urunga Pacific Highway Upgrade via Youth Directions.
Photo: Rob Wright / The Coffs Coast Advocate

The RMS are expected to employ up to 1,000 people by early next year

Rail squabble over 900 Queensland jobs

New Mount Isa Mayor Joyce McCulloch. Picture: Wesley Monts

Mayor says 'a lot of zero sum thinking going on'.

Toowoomba rates highly for jobs and housing

Geraint Hudson has moved to Toowoomba from Sydney and says his family have loved living there.

Jobless? you might be living in the wrong place

Regional hubs the answer to affordable housing

Geelong has reinvented itself in recent years after the Ford factory closed and many new industries are finding a home in the city centre, which is only 75km from Melbourne. Source: COGG

Moving away from the big cities can bring lifestyle benefits.

Adani mine could create jobs in marginal seats

Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council. June 2017

THE DEVELOPMENT of Adani's megamine could have a major impact

Jobs to flow from Mackay company's contract win

G&S Engineering managing director Mick Crowe at the company's Paget office.

Overland conveyor system work to start by Christmas

FRUIT INSPECTOR Full Time We are seeking person with genuine interest and commitment to work in agriculture long term in a rural area for our blueberry farm in the...

Upskill to prove your value to potential employers

TIME TO SHINE: A potential employer needs to see you as an invaluable asset that will deliver results for their business.

How to stand out from the crowd in a competitive labour market.

Education scandal on MP’s radar

Federal member for Cowper and Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Luke Hartsuyker.

Hartsuyker faces first major challenge in new Ministerial role

Coffs takes advantage of fee free education

More than 500 Coffs Coast residents have taken up the chance to get fee free vocational training.

Coffs takes advantage of fee free education

Pint-sized publisher: 8yo girl world’s youngest mag editor

Eight-year-old Roxy Downs from Sydney who has been named the youngest magazine editor in the world.

8 year-old Aussie girl sets world record as youngest ever magazine editor

Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: the scene of the double fatality two-truck collision on the Gwydir Highway on Monday.

Trucking second most dangerous job in Australia, survey finds

'COFFIN SWAP': Funeral director reveals what happened

Tony Hart of Harts Family Funerals.

"We apologise profusely for our mistake and the distress...''

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Saying hello to 2018 with the Coffs Harbour chamber

SPECIAL GUEST: NSW chief planner Gary White will visit Coffs Harbour on January 30.

Coffs Chamber of Commerce welcomes in the new year

Full house for inaugural carer conference

FULL HOUSE: Ellen Slater (left) discussing progress of the retreat with visiting carer Kim Shephard.

Joyland Carers Retreat has the full house sign up for maiden venture