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Cross River Rail – Brisbane

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What is Cross River Rail? Cross River Rail is a new 10.2-kilometre rail line from Dutton Park to Bowen Hills, which includes 5.9 kilometres of a tunnel under the Brisbane River and CBD. How much will it cost to build? It will cost $5.4 billion AUD to build. Why is it being built? Cross River Rail will allow more trains… Read More

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Your Weekly Engineering and Construction News – 19th November 2018

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

Australia The Council of Mayors made up of 10 councils is considering connecting Australia’s busiest regions with high-speed rail. Southeast Queensland is considering hosting 2023 Olympic Games and such a rail network would also help to accommodate the fast growth of population in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. The project would cost around $70 billion. Read more here: https://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/highspeed-rail-plan-back-on-the-table-as-southeast-queensland-considers-olympic-bid/news-story/a9df346e7451ad37d9cfda4d8da00274… Read More

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Changing Employers on a 457 visa

by Anna Laver, Special Projects Administrator at ConsultANZ

  Changing Employers on a 457 visa At ConsultANZ we understand that some jobs might not be the best match and sometimes an employer change is necessary. However, those who enter Australia on a 457 visa must be aware of the fact that changing an employer can affect their chances of applying for a permanent residency later on. You can… Read More

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TSS – Temporary Skills Shortage Visa

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

What is a TSS Visa (Subclass 482)? From March 2018 the Australian Government will introduce a new work visa – the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa which will replace the 457 visa. Until the TSS visa is introduced, the Australian subclass 457 visa will remain available for use by businesses that wish to sponsor skilled workers. TSS is a temporary… Read More

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What is SkillSelect?

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

Are you a Civil Engineer or a Surveyor who is considering migrating to Australia? Have you ever heard of SkillSelect? SkillSelect is an online service that helps the Australian government to regulate its skilled migration programme according to Australia’s economic needs. It significantly reduces the visa processing time and allows employers to find skilled workers while reducing advertising and recruitment… Read More

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Australia’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects in 2017

by Anna Laver, Special Projects Administrator at ConsultANZ

  2017 has been a very busy year for the Australian infrastructure. Both the public and the private sectors have experienced massive growth with various transport, energy and cultural projects. Following is a summary of the most important construction projects: WestConnex (NSW) WestConnex is a 33-kilometre predominately underground motorway currently under construction in Sydney, New South Wales, which link western… Read More

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Focus on skills and not on resumes

by Amanda Myburgh, Recruitment Administrator at ConsultANZ

  As we all know, resumes are meant to give the employers an idea of the background of the candidate and his or her previous experience. The resume is the first step in securing a job vacancy. Therefore, candidates paint positive images of themselves and the resumes end up looking the same as others, and having the same exact words…. Read More

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Working as a Surveyor in Australia

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

  There has never been a better time to be a surveyor in Australia! Rapid growth in job openings (5,001 and 10,000 over the 5 years to 2020) is predicted. According to The Good Education Group, which publishes The Good Careers Guide, surveying has the fourth highest average starting salary at $60,049 compared with the national average of $52,840. Graduate… Read More

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Skills Assessment for Engineers moving to Australia

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

Getting your engineering skills recognized in Australia If you are considering obtaining an Australian work visa, you might have already heard of Engineers Australia. Engineers Australia (EA) is the professional body for engineers of various kinds and performs Skills Assessments for migration purposes. Everyone applying for a visa within the General Skilled Migration Program needs to obtain a positive Skills… Read More