According to statistics, over 383,300 more people have been employed in Australia over the past year, most of them full time.
In the past month, 61,600 people were employed.
The huge jump in employment is likely to come from 2 industries mainly, the healthcare and social assistance and construction sectors.
In construction 104,400 jobs were added and as Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas pointed out, it’s becoming difficult to find the right construction workers.
With opportunities abounding in the construction sector, anyone interested in entering a career in this industry will need to hold a White Card first. This general construction induction card proves that you have completed general construction safety training and can work safely on a building site.