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50,000 New green' jobs

"50,000 New 'green' jobs(Via ThinkingAustralia.com)The government is aiming to create 50,000 new jobs in 'green' industries
across the country, writes Nick Gibson.Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made the promise to delegates at a Labor Party
conference in Australia this week.Russ says the new job creation scheme will include new full-time jobs and
apprenticeships for young people a spart of a wider initiative to combat
climate change and secure future employment.The new 'green' jobs package is to include 30,000 new apprenticeships that
will provide training in environmentally-friendly building practices such
as installing solar energy panels and water recycling systems and
retro-fitting homes to be more energy efficient.Around 10,000 new jobs will be created in a national Green Jobs
Corpsproviding environmental training for unemployed young people in new
schemes involving public works projects such as tree-planting and restoring
walking tracks.The government has also committed extra money to create another 10,000 jobs
to encourage sustainability and green building practices.In announcing the new $94 million jobs package, Kevin Rudd said the move is
aimed at helping young people obtain new skills that will be highly
relevant to a lower-carbon economy in the future.For the very latest green jobs from across Australia and globally please
click here"