The latest (Q1 2022) AIG Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey is open for contributions

The latest (Q1 2022) AIG Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey is open for contributions

Welcome to the first employment survey for 2022. Follow this link to complete the survey. The opening of the survey for contributions has been delayed from earlier in April due to the Easter and ANZAC Day holidays throughout Australia. Geoscientist unemployment in Australia increased during the final quarter of 2021, from a historic low of

Lowest geoscientist unemployment in nine years

The latest quarterly Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey conducted by AIG during July, recording employment results for the second quarter (April to June) of 2021 recorded a slight decline in the unemployment rate, falling from 5.8% at the end of March, to 5.2% at the end of June.  This represents the lowest geoscientist unemployment result since June 2012.

What’s happened with geoscientist employment during Q2 2021?

The latest Australian geoscientist employment survey is open for contributions. Complete the survey by 31st July 2021.

Latest geoscientist employment survey open

The latest Australian geoscientist employment survey is open for contributions until 24th October 2020. The second quarter 2020 employment survey, conducted in June, provided a first look at how Australian geoscience, particularly mineral exploration and mining, was being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in Australia.  The slight improvement in employment conditions evident from the results of

Geoscientist Employment Improves in Australia Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Brisbane, 12th August 2020 Geoscientist employment in Australia improved in the second quarter of 2020.  Nationally, unemployment decreased to 8.6% from 10% in the March quarter, while underemployment also fell to 17.4% from 18.1% for the period. AIG President, Andrew Waltho, described the improvement as most welcome.  “The level of improvement observed in the survey results was small but defied

Jobless numbers climb in 1Q for Australia’s geoscientists but sector so far sidesteps more serious COVID-led impacts

Australian geoscientists reported a deterioration in employment in the first three months of 2020. Fears, however, that the coronavirus pandemic would have a deep and dramatic impact on employment, have not as yet materialised.

Geoscientist employment improves in Q3

Australian geoscientist employment improved marginally in the third quarter of 2019. The latest AIG Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey revealed that unemployment amongst Australian. geoscientists fell to 7.4% at the end of September, down from 9.3% at the end of July. The underemployment rate also fell to 14.1%, from 14.9% for the same period. Australian geoscientist

Overall improvement trend in geoscientist unemployment continues, but self-employed geoscientists still doing it tough

The latest quarterly Australian geoscientist unemployment survey for the final quarter of 2018, conducted during January 2019, revealed a slight increase in geoscientist unemployment, from 8.3% at the end of September, to 9.1% at the end of December 2018.

Employment recovery back on track for Australian geoscientists – but no sign of a boom

The recovery in employment opportunities for Australia’s geoscientists resumed in the June quarter, with the unemployment rate falling to 8.5% from 11.1% in March.  A small increase in the underemployment, or skills underutilisation rate was observed, with 12.9% in March coming in at 13.2% in the latest survey. This survey series experienced continued, strong support

First Quarter Australian Geoscientist Employment

Jobs setback for Australian geoscientists as 2018 opening quarter cools after improved employment over 2017 The employment recovery amongst Australia’s geoscientists has taken a step backward in the opening quarter of 2018 – cooling by more than four percent after a full year of improved employment outcomes over calendar 2017. Unemployment nationally among geoscientists –