Article – WA faces shift in job skills demand

21 August 2014 Shane Wright and Gareth Parker The West Australian WA will have to find another 300,000 workers over the next decade and they will need to have farming, teaching or […]

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Article – NT population greying amid 'escalator migration' of Australians nearing retirement, researchers say

1 August 2014 James Purtill ABC News Australians nearing retirement are taking higher paying jobs in the Northern Territory to maximise superannuation returns, researchers say. Dubbed “escalator migration”, the phenomenon is one […]

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Article – Roy Hill hits construction halfway mark

30 July 2014 Cole Latimer Ferret The Roy Hill iron ore mine has hit a milestone, reaching the construction halfway point. The mine has been ramping up progress at the site since […]

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Article – Rinehart Says 75 Per Cent Of Roy Hill Expenditure Going To Australian Suppliers

29 July 2014 Australasian Mining Review The Roy Hill iron ore project in the Pilbara has now advanced past the 50% completion stage, with Chair of Roy Hill, Gina Rinehart, claiming that […]

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Article – Roy Hill boss critical of job cuts

27 June 2014 Nick Evans and Peter Williams The West Australian Barry Fitzgerald. Picture: Ian Munro/The West Australian.Gina Rinehart’s right-hand man on the Roy Hill project has slammed management thinking that has […]

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Article – 3500 people working to build Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill mine

20 June 2014 Vicky Validakis Australian Mining Despite recent iron price jitters which have seen investors flee small mining firms, Gina Rinehart’s $10 billion Roy Hill mine is making steady construction progress […]

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Article – State of the Regions report recommends boosting infrastructure, addressing youth unemployment

16 June 2014 ABC News A new economic report warns Australia must boost infrastructure spending and address youth unemployment as the mining boom subsides. The Australian Local Government Association’s latest State of […]

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Article – NT minister says Land Rights Act should go

16 June 2014 Sky News The Land Rights Act is holding Aboriginal people back from achieving their full economic potential, Northern Territory minister Bess Price says. Speaking at a Developing the Territory […]

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NT boasts lowest jobless rate as Darwin booms on gas

12 June 2014 Joe Hockey The Northern Territory’s jobless rate fell to 3.3 per cent (trend) in May, the lowest in the country, as the economy benefited from significant Liquefied Natural Gas […]

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Article – Qld mining industry says federal budget delivers on key election commitments

14 May 2014 ABC News Queensland Resources Council head Michael Roche says the federal budget has delivered on key promises that will help the mining industry. Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey unveiled the […]

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