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Latin Engineers Australia – Q&A with its Founder, Eduardo Devia

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

ConsultANZ recently had the pleasure of interviewing Eduardo Devia, the founder of a non-for-profit organization Latin Engineers Australia. Started in 2015, it now boasts 6,721 members and is growing at a rapid pace. Eduardo, many thanks for agreeing to share the story of Latin Engineers Australia with us. Before we dive in to find out more about your organization, could… Read More

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August 2019 News: Mandatory engineers registration in Victoria

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

On Tuesday evening, the Victorian Legislative Council (the Upper House) voted on and passed the Professional Engineers Registration Bill 2019, which will introduce broad-based registration for engineers via the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019.

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Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Infrastructure Australia has just published the 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit. According to the Australian Infrastructure Audit published by Infrastructure Australia, $600bn in new spending is needed to keep pace with demand over the next 15 years. Australia’s four largest cities – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth – are struggling due to the population boom. Current assets are aging, road congestion… Read More

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Q&A with Sam Hopwood around the 189 visa

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ConsultANZ recently interviewed a local Australian Visa expert Sam Hopwood around the popular 189 visa.The subclass 189 visa is the preferred visa for most skilled professionals coming to Australia.
The visa is a permanent residency visa, meaning you and your family enter Australia as permanent residents and as such are afforded certain benefits, such as Medicare and schooling.

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From South Africa to Australia – Q&A with Tertius Vermooten

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Two years ago, ConsultANZ had the pleasure of placing a South African civil engineer Tertius Vermooten at NorthConnex – a major infrastructure project in Sydney, NSW. Below is Q&A with Tertius in which we asked him some questions around his experience of moving to Australia. Q: What were your first impressions of Australia when you arrived? Australia is a wonderful… Read More

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Top news: the 2019 Construction Industry Survey

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

New Zealand 2019 Construction Industry Survey The 2019 Construction Industry Survey is an annual survey commissioned by Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) and Teletrac Navman. It measures the big issues for New Zealand’s civil construction companies and provides necessary information to decision-makers. The survey results have revealed that uncertainty in the pipeline of new projects is severely impacting the civil construction… Read More

How to write an Australian CV

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

The perfect Australian CV A major Australian jobs site Adzuna analysed tens of thousands of job applications and published an example of the perfect CV. Here’s how it should look. By Ben Phillips – © ADZUNA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD You can download a Word format copy of this CV here. Incomplete employment history Unexplained periods of unemployment on your CV can be… Read More

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What is Engineers Australia?

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

About Engineers Australia Engineers Australia (also known as The Institution of Engineers Australia, IEAust or EA) is a professional body and not-for-profit organisation dedicated to being the national forum for the advancement of the engineering field within Australia and a member of Washington Accord. Engineers Australia provides Program accreditation Migration Skills Assessment Professional development Chartered Status for Engineers The History of Engineers Australia Engineers Australia was founded in 1919. Professor… Read More

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Inland Rail – Australia’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Inland rail: Here’s what you need to know about the $10 billion project What is Inland Rail? Inland Rail is the largest freight rail infrastructure project in Australia.  By 2030, Australia’s domestic freight volume is projected to grow by 80%. Currently, three-quarters of all freight is transported by road and one-quarter by rail. It will connect Melbourne and Brisbane via… Read More

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Queen’s Wharf Brisbane

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What is Queen’s Wharf? Queen’s Wharf will be a world-class integrated resort development in Brisbane CBD that is expected to open in 2022. It will be a leisure and entertainment destination attracting 1.39 million additional tourists each year. The development area extends from the current Treasury Casino building at the top of the Queen Street Mall to Alice Street, and from the… Read More