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How hard will it be to find new jobs for coal miners?

Last week, The Australia Institute released a report that investigated the challenges and opportunities of getting out of coal. This included casting a critical eye on the apparent abundance of employment opportunities afforded by the coal mining sector – a factor that’s frequently cited as a reason to keep the industry afloat.

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Here come the robots, but are we ready?

Building technology has come a long way. There are now robots that can put a wall panel together – put the plasterboard in place, nail it down and cut off protruding bits – based on a digital plan of the panel, all without human intervention.

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The Planners Declare movement is here

悦博体育赌场Australian planners have declared a climate and biodiversity emergency.

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Here come the robots, but are we ready?

Building technology has come a long way. There are now robots that can put a wall panel together – put the plasterboard in place, nail it down and cut off protruding bits – based on a digital plan of the panel, all without human intervention.

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News From The Front

How hard will it be to find new jobs for coal miners?

Last week, The Australia Institute released a report that investigated the challenges and opportunities of getting out of coal. This included casting a critical eye on the apparent abundance of employment opportunities afforded by the coal mining sector – a factor that’s frequently cited as a reason to keep the industry afloat.

2

Here come the robots, but are we ready?

Building technology has come a long way. There are now robots that can put a wall panel together – put the plasterboard in place, nail it down and cut off protruding bits – based on a digital plan of the panel, all without human intervention.

1

The Planners Declare movement is here

悦博体育赌场Australian planners have declared a climate and biodiversity emergency.

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Gas is not the solution for our clean energy future

悦博体育赌场Say it with me: gas is not a transition fuel. COVID-19 could be the trigger for the much-needed step change in our clean energy transition. But the Morrison government has…

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Kate Auty

Job movements and our pick of the jobs

悦博体育赌场Job advertisements on SEEK are on the rise according to the company’s latest “employment snapshot” (a Covid-recovery fixture) but still at 68.3 per cent of pre-COVID levels. According to the…

Our pick of the jobs

Here’s a fabulous job for someone who’s clever at finance and ambitious to help save the planet. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is growing, hiring a…

people at bondi pool

Post-Covid job creation and our pick of the jobs

It’s all about jobs, with the Council of Australian Governments abolished to make way for a governing body composed of federal, state and territory leaders focused on post-Covid job creation.…

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