Why no one over 50 can land a job

EIGHT years ago Carol Brunton, then aged 64, left the job she had had for six years at Waikato Hospital and moved to Napier to look after her mother.

Labour market woes continue with slack movement in jobs

The employment market is still a source of disappointment

Old coal conveyor creates jobs at Hay Point

The $31M project will decommission and remove the old 1970 coal conveyor and trestle at the Hay Point Coal Terminal.

Original Hay Point trestle and conveyor to be dismantled

More jobs than workers: Times changing in mining sector

Stanmore Coal's coal handling and processing plant. Photo: Emily Smith

It's hard to believe Mackay's now facing a labour shortage.

Jobs explosion for Tweed area

Dozens of job opportunities have been created following the redevelopment of the Tweed City shopping centre.

Tweed City redevelopment delivers job opportunities

'Husband for sale' for $35

When Trish and Ken Wilson moved from Sydney's Northern Beaches to Mackay for a lifestyle change, Mrs Wilson posted an ad on Facebook to find her husband work.

New to Mackay, woman explains: 'Why I put my husband on the market'

Clive Palmer attacks Rudd over job losses

Clive Palmer joins a protest spearheaded by Palmer United Party NSW Senate leader Matt Adamson in Sydney on Tuesday afternoon over job losses.

Clive Palmer joined his NSW Senate candidate Matt Adamson in Sydney to protest job...

Carpenters Required

Carpenters Required For Immediate Start Work in the Ballina and Byron area Must have white card licence and insurances own tools and vehicle Potential long term...

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

An F-35 II Joint Strike Fighter prototype undergoes testing in America.

Australian JSF pilot to begin training on Monday

'Underpaid' Rockhampton workers miss out on millions

Photo Tom Huntley / The Observer

Thousands of Rockhampton workers will need to chat with their boss

Devastating hailstorms cost Mary Valley farmer $500,000

DEVASTATED: Rob Price of Imbil with his damaged avacado trees after golf ball size hail hit last week.

Rob Price and his wife are just two of many who are devastated.

Mine worker questioned over time spent in ute

All hands were on deck fixing a dragline while fitter Brice Little was reclined in his ute listening to the radio- but was he asleep?

Fair Work to decide if BMA mine worker was asleep or bludging

Wagners challenge $235m rail transfer hub InterlinkSQ

The prize is the lucrative inland rail freight business

Media boss says readers will be the winners in News Corp deal

APN Australian Regional Media CEO Neil Monaghan with a copy of the Daily Mercury

The ACCC said it could see no barriers to the deal to go ahead

9 tips to avoid credit card theft online this Christmas

Online shopping is on the rise, but is it good for us?

Aussies plan to do 40% of their Christmas shopping online this year