Top 10 trades in demand in Australia

April 23 2016   04 PM  

It’s a widely known fact that demand outweighs supply in Australia but which are the trades most in demand? Well the Department of Employment have released a report here based on a survey outlining who construction companies are crying out for most.


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If you are considering taking up a trade then now is the time to do so. The construction boom shows no sign of slowing down, it’s a profession you can take anywhere in the world with you, and the pathway to setting up your own business and going it alone is supported by industry bodies and government alike. So what are you waiting for? Check out the list below


  • Bricklayers
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter and Joiner
  • Plasterer (Fibrous)
  • Glazer
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Roofer
  • Plasterer (Solid)
  • Wall and Roof Tiler


Here at ConX we are looking to build a community of trade professionals across Australia and beyond. We’re also here to help, so if you are considering a career in the industry but don’t know where to start, get in touch at and if we can’t answer your question, we will put you in touch with someone who can.