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

Fencing Installer Wanted

Homestead Fencing are currently looking for fencing installers to join our team for an immediate start. Experience in the construction of Colorbond, Timber...

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

Model says hackers have stolen her million fan page

Sarah Mudle says hackers have stolen her Facebook. Photo: John Blue

Sarah Mudle has spent five years building up social media presence

Stunning model has an unforgiving ruthless side

Rileigh Audet fights in the ring during the week and models on tropical islands on weekends.

Her knuckles were bleeding from a fight during the photo shoot.

Owner of unfinished $90m estate goes bust

SOLD: They've built a bunch of houses, but the project to build a massive estate has suddenly come to a halt.

THEY'VE built about 20 houses, but the project has suddenly stopped.

REVEALED: Four new food hubs destined for Silkstone

Tenants for seven new shops at Silkstone are revealed.

They include a cheese wall, burritos, sushi and baked goods

The future's bright for British whites

Cattle thrive in Australian conditions

CSIRO develops device to gauge sheep fitness

RACING FIT: CSIRO is working on devices to measure sheep activity and fitness, a sort of ovine Fitbit.

'Fitbits' for sheep coming soon.