Stakeholders have reported that positive benefits are already flowing to local communities thanks to the 100 per cent FIFO prohibition and there have been no complaints of employment discrimination.
The proposed AUD$550 million solar farm will create up to 350 construction jobs and 10 ongoing jobs once operational. The power generated will be fed into the national electricity grid via a connection into the Powerlink’s Larcom Creek Station.
A vanadium mine in Queensland’s remote northwest will pioneer production of a globally sought-after new economy mineral, supporting up to 400 regional jobs.
The project will create around 750 new full time jobs during construction and approximately 30 operational and maintenance jobs ongoing
According to the latest employment data there are jobs aplenty in Queensland, particularly in the mining, resources and energy sector.