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Who is Hiring? | Jobs in Australia RIGHT NOW!!

Ok – so it is strange times we are living in. With all the closures many have lost their jobs. But there are some jobs in Australia on offer, right now.

We have compiled a list of all the jobs in Australia, and links to apply for them.

Coles Supermarket

Coles are looking for:

  • 2000 staff in Queensland and 5000 across Australia
  • Shelf stackers, entry level customers service required

Apply on their website.


Aldi is another grocery store hiring.

  • They are looking for staff across their entries Australian network

Apply at www.aldicareers.com.au/jobs


Woolworths are also looking for people.

Apply here: www.wowcareers.com.au/jobs

Drakes Distribution Centre

Drakes jobs in Australia

Drakes are looking for staff across Queensland and South Australia.

  • Queensland – Brisbane
  • Queensland – Central
  • Queensland – Gold Coast
  • Queensland – Regional
  • South Australia – Central Adelaide
  • South Australia – Northern Adelaide
  • South Australia – Regional

Find out more and apply here: www.drakes.com.au/careers

Pizza Hut

Find jobs here.


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BHP are also looking for 1000 staff in Queensland and 1500 across Australia. Jobs include:

  • machinery and production operators (multiple positions)
  • truck and ancillary equipment drivers (multiple)
  • excavator operators (multiple)
  • diesel mechanics (multiple)
  • boilermakers (multiple)
  • trades assistants (multiple)
  • electricians (multiple)
  • cleaners (multiple)
  • warehousing (multiple).

Apply through careers.bhp.com/careers/searchjobs as well as employment agencies.

QLD Ambulance Service

Qld Ambulance Service are recruiting:

  • 30 Emergency Medical Dispatchers to assist in answering triple-0 calls and dispatchers to prioritise and allocate resources.

Apply at www.ambulance.qld.gov.au/rec-emd.html

Commonwealth Bank

You could apply with the bank

  • The bank needs 500 new staff members

Apply at https://cba.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/CommBank_Careers

Telstra Telecommunications

Telstra are looking for staff:

  • 300 staff in Queensland – 100 staff in Townsville call centre and 200 in Brisbane

Apply at http://telstra.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/telstra_careers (link is slow due to volume of traffic in the meantime try their here: https://careers.telstra.com/home )

Services Australia

This is the Federal Government looking for team members.

  • They are expecting to take on 5000 more Centrelink workers to handle the flood of unemployment applications

Apply at servicesaustraliacareers.nga.net.au

Queensland Health

They are bolstering their capacity and hiring staff across the fields of medical, nursing and midwifery, allied health, administrative support, operational and dental to support the Governments response to the current times.

  • There will be many jobs created

Apply here.

Queensland Government

The Queensland Government are creating jobs across a range of sectors. These are advertised on their government website and LinkedIn:

Examples include

  •  Department of Communities Disabilities Services & Seniors in Oxley, Nundah, Ipswich, Toowoomba
  • Pharmacy assistants
  • Primary Care Administration Officers
  • Social Workers

Apply at smartjobs.qld.gov.au 

Federal Health

The Federal Health Department is looking for staff with qualifications in public health, epidemiology, data analysis, laboratories, emergency management and communications.

Examples include:

  • Services Officers in Services Australia
  • Service Delivery Officers for ATO
  • Staff to work on the response to the current crisis.

Apply at www.apsjobs.gov.au/s

Opportunities in agriculture

National Harvest Labour Information Service. Call the hotline 1800 062 332.

Recruitment agencies

Later in the year we will update our Christmas Casuals job article too!

How to apply for Centrelink support

If none of those options work out for you, here is a good explainer on how to apply for Centrelink support.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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