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Applications for the 2017-18 first funding round for Skilling Queenslanders for Work closes 6 April 2017

Applications for the 2017-18 first funding round for Skilling Queenslanders for Work closes 6 April 2017

Under the Queensland Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative, community-based organisations can apply for funding to deliver projects that help to train unemployed or underemployed people in the community, and assist them in seeking long-term and secure employment. The projects focus on building the skills of young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people […]

Cairns businesses urged to embrace NDIS opportunities

Cairns businesses urged to embrace NDIS opportunities

Media Statements Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland The Honourable Coralee O’Rourke Monday, March 13, 2017 Cairns businesses urged to embrace NDIS opportunities Cairns business leaders will gather today to learn how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will bring significant growth and economic opportunity to […]

$20,000 Youth Boost for extended regional to employ new staff

$20,000 Youth Boost for extended regional to employ new staff

JOINT STATEMENT Premier and Minister for the Arts The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs The Honourable Grace Grace Thursday, March 02, 2017 $20,000 Youth Boost for extended regional to employ new staff […]

WORKPLACE LITERACY INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE ON THE NDS WEBSITE

WORKPLACE LITERACY INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE ON THE NDS WEBSITE

The Disability Workforce Innovation Network (DWIN) project identified workplace language, literacy and numeracy skills as an important workforce development focus in preparing for the requirements of the NDIS workplace. Developed as part of the Tasmanian Language, Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan 2016-2017, a range of workforce literacy information is now available on the National Disability […]

Workability Qld – Regional Roundup February 2017

Workability Qld – Regional Roundup February 2017

WHITSUNDAY, ISAAC AND MACKAY NDIS REGION Pop Up Information Stall The WorkAbility Qld Whitsunday, Isaac and Mackay working group will be at Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre on Monday 27 March to Friday 31 March 2017 to provide information on the NDIS, WorkAbility Qld and careers in disability. Members of the local NDIA will be in […]

Innovative Workforce Fund – Applications Open 6 March 2017

Innovative Workforce Fund – Applications Open 6 March 2017

Applications for the Innovative Workforce Fund will open Monday 6 March 2017. The Innovative Workforce Fund is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Social Services. The purpose of the Innovative Workforce Fund is to: support projects that explore more efficient and effective ways to engage, develop and utilise the disability workforce; and build […]

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