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Labour Hire – The Facts

As of 2018, it was estimated that there were around 5,800 labour hire business operating in Australia. Combined, they generate more than $18.5 billion in revenue. Labour hire is a great industry to work in. It’s also a great way to pick up work in your field and increase your skillset whilst building long term relationships with recruiters. In this blog post, Brix Projects will be sharing some key facts about labour hire and why now is a great time to get involved. To learn more about the labour hire industry in Australia, click here to view the AI Group 2018 report on labour hire.


Labour Hire offers Unparalleled Flexibility
Labour hire arrangements benefit both businesses and workers, so it should come as no surprise that there is strong support from all sides. Australian businesses appreciate the opportunity to quickly source high-quality candidates to meet seasonal demand and deficits in their workforce, whilst workers are able to quickly pick up work. Working under a labour hire arrangement allows workers to find roles which suit their schedule whilst learning new skills, forging new connections and working in great locations all around Australia.

Many Employees Prefer Working under Labour Hire Arrangements

Given the choice between permanent employment and labour hire, the majority of employees stated that they prefer working under a labour hire arrangement. This is largely due to the increased flexibility in terms of hours and work locations, along with the comprehensive workplace health and safety training and support offered by leading labour hire agencies such as Brix Projects.

The Majority of Labour Hire Companies are Reputable

The vast majority of labour hire companies are passionate about what they do, and ensure their compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. At Brix Projects we are fully committed to our clients and candidates, constantly striving to do the best we can.

Restricting Labour Hire Would Destroy Jobs

Hundreds of thousands of Australians rely on labour hire to earn their income, and it would be devastating if any restrictions were placed on the labour hire industry. Labour hire plays an important role in the Australian economy, delivering jobs, raising productivity, and increasing competitiveness. It is crucial that the flexibility labour hire companies and their clients need is maintained into the future.


Brix Projects – Trusted to Deliver Since 2004

Brix Projects Is a leading Sydney labour hire and recruitment business with a commitment to quality, professionalism, safety, integrity, honesty, hands-on industry and trade expertise and personalised, responsive service. We look after our workers, and we are delighted to offer fantastic opportunities and better than award wages with some of Australia’s largest contractors.

Looking to work with a labour hire agency that understands you and is fully committed to your success? Get in touch with us today on 1800 621 066, or email

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Phone: 1800 621 066


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