Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A JOB for a casual receptionist at a Mackay business garnered more interest than it would have three years ago.

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

'Please, for god's sake give me a job': An old man's plea

James Lindley has finished his 6th university degree and is now looking for a new project to keep him occupied.

WATCH: 77-year-old opens up about a life with no purpose

Too hot to work: apprenticeships go begging

Sunshine Coast carpentry apprentice Amelia Robertson slogs it out on the job.

Vacancies rise with the mercury

The future is bright for this husband-wife inventor duo

CLEVER GIRL: Co-inventor of CASSI (Confined Space Access Safety System Innovation), Liz Stringer and Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham.

Meet CASSI, a local invention that's improving the safety of workers

Full-time employment increases for third month in row

This was the third consecutive month of increasing full-time employment.

Total trend employment increased by 8,200 persons.

Amazon's Aussie hiring spree as it prepares for local launch

Amazon warehouse

It is the global behemoth poised to shake up our retail industry

CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

Home Support Worker - Domestic Services/Cleaning

Home Support Worker- Lifebridge Australia Ltd. Lifebridge Australia is a leading provider of Aged and Disability Services in the NSW, Far North Coast...

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

Water taxi service from Urangan to Fraser Island is starting

A water taxi to Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay will now depart from the marina every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Spirit of Hervey Bay Manager Bobbie Hayter.

It'll take 25 minutes to get to the tourist hot spot.

Mum and dad payments frozen for two years

Family Tax Benefit payments will be frozen at current rates for two years under the proposed changes from July 1.

No more, no less: Family Tax Benefit payments frozen

Lumix GH5: Is this the Lord of the compact video Rigs?

New Zealand provided plenty of great locations to test out Panasonic's Lumix GH5.

Panasonic launches flagship camera in Lord of the Rings territory

Practice makes perfect at this new gymnastics centre

NEW VENTURE: Lauren Park and Myles Cronin from Oceanic Gymnastics are helping kids to improve their techniques.

Oceanic Gymnastics opens in Tweed.

Boost Juice's bold plan to give you smoothies on the run

“We are now a society who likes to grab and go on the run."

Your chance to own a life size giraffe and unlimited coffee

The Big Giraffe Cafe in Bororen is for sale.

'Ride and jive': Iconic cafe on Bruce Highway is for sale