Geoscientist jobless rate doubles

THE downturn in Australia’s mining fortune in the second half of 2012 has had a dire impact on job prospects for the country’s geoscientists, says the peak industry body.

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The latest employment survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists shows unemployment rates doubled in the second half of 2012, jumping from 2.9% at the end of Q2 2012 to 6.1% for Q4.