New employment incentives

The Queensland Government has announced additional employer incentives for employers.  1 January, the Government is offering payments of up to $20,000 for businesses to take on Mature Age Workers, through its Back to Work program Qld Government will be bringing around two of Youth Boost forward. The Honourable Shannon Fentiman said more will be done […]

Back to Work and $20,000 Youth Boost expanding to South East QLD

QUEENSLAND The Queensland State Government Budget today announced an extra $77.5 million for an expanded Back to Work jobs program, which will now include South East Queensland from 1 July. Employment and Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said there was an extra $27.5 million in the Budget to provide similar support to employers in the […]

More than 1500 Queenslanders assisted Back to Work

The Queensland Government’s assistance program for regional Queensland employers to take on new staff has put more than 1500 staff ‘Back to Work’. The $100 million Back to Work program has already assisted 1557 Queenslanders into jobs in the state’s regions, with another 300 applications pending assessment. Significantly, 541 of those assisted through Back to […]

$20,000 Back to Work ‘Youth Boost’ a boon for regional businesses

Youth Boost incentives

Queensland employers will have an additional incentive to hire local young people this festive season. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced in Parliament today the doubling of the Government’s $10,000 incentive, offering a $20,000 kick-back for regional businesses who hire unemployed youths. “Youth unemployment was unacceptably high in some regions and my Government is redoubling its efforts […]

Ready for Retail –MiHaven Cairns Program

This week we have completed our third Ready for Retail course delivered in conjunction with MiHaven in Cairns. Using our industry endorsed training program, MiHaven and the National Retail Association have trained seven participants in a Certificate II in Retail Services, giving them skills in customer service, visual merchandising, point of sale and how to […]

Back to Work Funding now available for Queensland members

Applications are now open for eligible employers to access the Queensland Government’s Back to Work Employer Support Payments. This $100 million Back to Work regional jobs package specifically targets jobseekers and employers outside the southeast corner of Queensland and includes payments of $10,000 for employers who hire an unemployed worker, rising to $15,000 for the […]

Funding available for Regional QLD

Back to Work is a new two-year initiative that will be available from the end of July 2016. The Queensland Government’s two year $100 million Regional Employment Package will provide support to businesses for up to 8,000 job opportunities for regional jobseekers. Eligible businesses will be able to access a $10,000 – $15,000 subsidy if […]