SPOTLIGHT ON QUEENSLAND
MORE JOBS IN THESE CATEGORIES INSIDE OVERVIEW OF THREE KEY INDUSTRIES THIS WEEK
HEALTH INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
The healthcare and social assistance sector provides the most jobs in Queensland (311,900). It is also forecast to have the largest increase in jobs between 2017 and 2022, growing by 48,700 positions. Most of these new jobs are expected to be in greater Brisbane (20,700) and on the Gold Coast (11,300).
Registered nurse – Gumbi Gumbi ATSI Corp Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre, Rockhampton
of registered nurses have been in their profession for 20 years or more
EDUCATION INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
The education and training sector employs three times as many Queenslanders (177,700) as the mining sector (59,000). An extra 21,800 education and training workers are forecast to be needed between 2017 and 2022, with 10,900 expected to be employed in greater Brisbane. Cairns and Mackay are forecast to need 1000 and 500 more staff respectively.
Learning enrichment support officer – Villanova College, Coorparoo
of teacher aides have been in their line of work for 20 years or more
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
About 65,300 Queenslanders are employed in financial and insurance services, including 38,700 in greater Brisbane, 7200 on the Gold Coast and 5000 on the Sunshine Coast. Across the state, the number of workers is forecast to increase by 3500 in the five years to May, 2022. Most of this growth is expected to be in greater Brisbane (2600).
Intermediate auditor – SDE Accountants, Sunshine Coast
of accountants have been in their profession for at least 20 years