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Building a new career

A builder cutting timber with a power-saw on a building site

Find out how Justin Pescini changed careers with a carpentry apprenticeship.


Great pay for jobs in the construction industry

Construction workers

Pay and job opportunities are excellent in the construction industry.


Why you should consider a career in building science

A sketch of a house and scientific formula on a blackboard

Find out about work and training opportunities in building science.


Improve the world around you with a construction career

A solar panel installer sits on the roof looking at a wind turbine.

Want to make a difference in the world? Choose a construction career.


5 jobs created by climate change

A person dressed in warm gear sits on the front of the boat looking at snow covered hills and icebergs.

Find out about jobs that help us understand and deal with climate change.


A graduate's business aims to remove plastic from cafés

Jo Mohan holds a metal keg in front of a view of the sea

Read how university graduate Jo Mohan started a business to reduce plastic waste.


Work and Income can help you get a job

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Find out about job hunting support from Work and Income.


How Lisha Wellington found her calling as a home care assistant

Infographic with 3 images. 1.A person in a wheelchair being pushed by someone else with the text "An opportunity to care". 2 Two cupped hands with the text "Finding purpose in caring". 3 A diploma with the text "An opportunity to get qualified"

How Lisha Wellington became a home care assistant, and why she loves it.

 


Why teaching is a rewarding career

Primary school teacher Nathan Crocker in his classroom

Learn why Nathan Crocker became a primary school teacher, and what he loves about it.


What to expect from a building apprenticeship

Building apprentice AJ at a construction site

Read AJ’s story and find out what it takes to be a building apprentice.