Tag: civilengineeringjobsaustralia

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


ConsultANZ Newsletter October 2018

Welcome to the October 2018 edition of ConsultANZ’s monthly newsletter. End of October already? Where have the last ten months of the year gone? It won’t be long until we officially hit what we term the “Silly Season,” that is December and Christmas. From a business perspective, I always forecast for a quieter December and January, due to the festive… Read More


South Africans in Australia

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

Today we chat with Amanda – a South African who moved to Australia. Amanda Myburgh is our Recruitment Administrator and joined ConsultANZ 5 years ago. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2016 report, 178,700 South Africans were living in Australia as of June 2015 – up more than 33,000 (from 145,683) people from the 2011 data, and representing 0.8% of the total population. Q: Where are… Read More


Is it time to give up the unicorn hunt?

Peter Laver, Director

  It dropped into my inbox overnight like a magical beast running on the periphery of a dream, like the creature of mythical status with a distinct glow that lit my slumber…. it was an email with a list of demands. He had worked for me before. Still relatively young, successful in profession and family, he had three children and… Read More


Relocating to Australia for Civil Engineers

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

So you want to move to Australia? With Australia being constantly voted as one of the best countries to live in, it is no wonder that many engineers from around the World consider moving Down Under. But relocating to a new country is never an easy task and requires a lot of planning in advance. Today, we would like to… Read More


Your questions about Australian visas answered!

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

Been there, done that! So you are a Civil Engineer, a Construction Professional or a Surveyor who is considering relocating to Australia, but feels confused about the Australian Visa System?  You are not alone! We know how difficult and confusing the application process for an Australian visa can be. Some of our team members went through this process themselves, moving to Australia… Read More


Malcolm and the Australian Infrastructure Boom

by Peter Laver, Director of ConsultANZ

Have you read “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell? If not, it’s a very interesting read, and well worth the $20 or so dollars it will set you back. Without giving too much of the plot away, it’s a different take on what makes someone successful. Basically, Malcolm says being smart, driven, maybe from an affluent family, going to the best schools… Read More