The Solar Dawn consortium, led by Areva Solar, will build a 250 megawatt (MW) solar thermal gas hybrid power plant near Chinchilla in Qld. Solar Dawn will be one of the largest power plants of its kind in the world as well as one of the most environmentally responsible. At least 85 per cent of […]
Australia’s unemployment rate remained steady at 5.2 percent in December, data showed Thursday, but economists said the jobs market was weakening and raised the likelihood of an interest rate cut. It came in the same as the revised November figure and compared to a consensus forecast of 5.3 percent. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said […]
International defence personnel made redundant by their home forces may be able to find new opportunities in Australia – with a number of programs focusing on recruiting skilled individuals form external sources As part of the new drive to improve recruitment of specialist staff members, the ADF will be working with the Department of Immigration […]
The Department of Immigration publishes a regularly updated “skilled occupations list” . Those who are willing to settle for a time in regional Australia may be eligible for additional credit on the points test which is used in assessing immigration applications.