Supporting tailored approaches to accelerate reskilling, upskilling and employment pathways in response to local workplace needs

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Workforce Australia Local Jobs

Workforce Australia Local Jobs Barwon is a program that supports tailored approaches to accelerate reskilling, upskilling, and employment pathways in the Barwon Region. The program is designed to help address the local communities current and future workforce needs. The program focuses on helping individuals get the skills they need for local jobs.

The program which runs until 30 June 2025, is tailored to the region, bringing together key local stakeholders to develop projects that provide individuals with the training and skills that businesses are looking for.

The program includes;

  • an Employment Facilitator and a Support Officer
  • a Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce
  • a Local Jobs Plan
  • access to funding for projects that provide training and employment pathways, through a Local Recovery Fund or the National Priority Fund.

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Find out about the activities currently in progress with local stakeholders including employers, employment service providers, and training organisations to meet the priorities of the Barwon Region Local Jobs Plan.

Employment Facilitators support local stakeholders to create targeted activities which assist employers address skills and labour shortages, and assist jobseekers into employment or training as quickly as possible.

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