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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

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

Restaurant Manager and Cooks

Spice Chef has opened a new Indian restaurant in Tweed Heads, NSW and is looking for a dynamic full time Restaurant Manager and two cooks to join their...

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

Australia’s deadliest jobs revealed

Jobs in agriculture are among the most dangerous in the country. Picture: Andy Rogers

Work in these professions? You’re more likely to die on the job

BUSINESS COLLAPSE: ‘I had to empty my kids’ accounts’

Former Michel's Patisserie franchisee Robert Verni.

Robert Verni says he was forced to empty his kids’ bank account

Darrell Lea’s $200 million treat

Kylie Hone of the Darell Lea Park Beach Plaza shows the store is still very much open.

THE 90-year-old Aussie confectionery maker Darrell Lea sold for $200 million

Coke cuts bottle size and ups price after sugar tax

Coca-Cola has blamed UK sugar tax for a price hike.

Coke contains more than 10g of sugar per 100ml

A COLOSSAL RISK: Huge danger sign for housing in Australia

There could be far too many apartments for sale in coming years. Picture: Glenn Hunt/The Australian What does a million dollars buy in Aussie capital cities?

Dangerous property trend could turn a downturn into worse

Youth and businesses succeeding together in Tweed

CONGRATULATIONS: A group of 12 local youth graduated from the inaugural Community Connections - Local Youth, Local Employers program last week.

Tweed businesses help TAFE students land jobs.