trades

'If we don’t have apprentices, we can’t rebuild our economy'

premium_icon 'If we don’t have apprentices, we can’t rebuild our economy'

Apprentices are vital to our economic recovery, writes Allen Hicks

Major training firm in shock collapse

premium_icon Major training firm in shock collapse

Biga Training to close its doors in March, letter reveals.

ScoMo pays Scott Cam $5k a week to sell tradie jobs

ScoMo pays Scott Cam $5k a week to sell tradie jobs

This is how much Scott Scam is earning to spruik tradie jobs.

Man fined for setting apprentice on fire

Man fined for setting apprentice on fire

Adelaide construction worker fined for setting apprentice on fire

The Aussie tradies getting paid more

premium_icon The Aussie tradies getting paid more

“I’ve gotten a lot more out of doing this than studying there.”

OPINION: Let's make automotive trades attractive again

OPINION: Let's make automotive trades attractive again

Who will be there to call in the future?

Auto sector a big driver

Auto sector a big driver

It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

Tradies' wages on the way up

Tradies' wages on the way up

Skilled workers pocketing a 10 per cent pay increase

PHOTOS: 'Low-key' auction to become bid war for Bechtel gear

PHOTOS: 'Low-key' auction to become bid war for Bechtel gear

Low-key auction turns into full-blown Hassalls bidding bonanza

Owners hold final say on tradies for insured repairs

Owners hold final say on tradies for insured repairs

Mr Bryant said it was important for home-owners to know their rights

Video: Variety of work a plus for QAL employees

Video: Variety of work a plus for QAL employees

QAL workers have celebrated 35 years with the company

Queensland tradies are the most expensive in the country

Queensland tradies are the most expensive in the country

The average cost of renovating in Queensland has increased by 7.5%

Video: Tradies challenged to make cyclone-proof port-a-loo

Video: Tradies challenged to make cyclone-proof port-a-loo

Tradies to showcase boundary-pushing skills in online video series

Once, I dreamt of women in trades

Once, I dreamt of women in trades

Opinion: Once upon a time, female tradies were just a dream

How to get work in Gladstone: be a fitter

How to get work in Gladstone: be a fitter

Young fitter and turner tradies snap up jobs in central Queensland

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

Controversial move to re-shape the vocational education system

ADF offering awesome trade job opportunities

ADF offering awesome trade job opportunities

Over 31 trade positions available in Australian Defence Force

Painters cheapest of tradies

Painters cheapest of tradies

THE cost of renovating in Qld has increased more than other states

Building activity in Gladstone returns to pre-gas levels

Building activity in Gladstone returns to pre-gas levels

Construction in Gladstone settles back into 'new normal'

Old-fashioned apprentice system is killing trades

Old-fashioned apprentice system is killing trades

Poor pay is deterring young people from taking on a trade

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