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With 60,000 more workers in five years, inner Sydney hits a new milestone

With 60,000 more workers in five years, inner Sydney hits a new milestone

Sydney workers are cramming into the inner city in record numbers on the back of an employment boom, but the workforce growth has not been matched by new office space.

  • by Megan Gorrey

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Australia's underemployment and gender pay gap worse than OECD average

Australia's underemployment and gender pay gap worse than OECD average

A new comparison has found Australia's gender pay gap and rate of underemployment is worse than the average for developed nations.

  • by Anna Patty
The reality for au pairs in Australia
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The reality for au pairs in Australia

Au pairs come to Australia expecting a cultural exchange, but the reality for some is long hours of housework.

  • by Harriet Alexander & Matt Wade
Three women over 55 on why they have remained in the workforce
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Three women over 55 on why they have remained in the workforce

The number of older women who continue to work is increasing in Australia. Three of them speak on whether it’s a labour of love.

  • by Lindy Alexander
'Not fit for purpose': Business lobby slams Canberra's tired city centre
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'Not fit for purpose': Business lobby slams Canberra's tired city centre

The Canberra Business Chamber says a new convention centre, theatre complex and sports stadium must be built within the next 20 years.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'
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WA union boss belts 'trouble makers' for election 'lies and misinformation'

A battle to win control of the Transport Workers Union in WA has erupted in acrimony, claims of "lies and misinformation" and financial mismanagement.

  • by Nathan Hondros
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Queensland has the worst unemployment rate in the nation
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Queensland has the worst unemployment rate in the nation

Queensland is now "outright last and going further backwards" on employment.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Wages just grew at fastest rate for three years
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Wages just grew at fastest rate for three years

While still not flying there are signs that a tightening labour market is starting to lift salaries.

  • by Peter Bateman
Almost one in five Queensland workers likely victims of wage theft
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Almost one in five Queensland workers likely victims of wage theft

Wage theft could be costing Queensland workers more than $1 billion in lost earnings every year, a report reveals.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022
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Where all the new jobs will be in Queensland by 2022

The degrees with the biggest growth over the next are not where all the jobs will be.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Work for the Dole on the chopping block under Labor

Work for the Dole on the chopping block under Labor

It has warned the industry that the business case for the $65 million program is "less than clear".

  • by Eryk Bagshaw