Launceston Jobs Fair

Join us at the Launceston Jobs Fair, where job seekers, employers and employment service providers are able to network and discuss the jobs on offer in and around Launceston.

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Date: Thursday, 22 July 2021

Session 1: 9.30 am to 12.00 pm
Session 2: 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Location: Albert Hall, 47 Tamar Street, Launceston TAS 7250

Register: Registration is free, but essential. Click on the link below to register for one of the sessions.

Looking for a job?

The fair will allow you to chat with businesses and discuss job opportunities and career options from a wide range of industries in and around Launceston. There will also be a number of workshops you can attend to help you get job ready and secure your next role.

Also, don’t forget to bring hard copies of your résumé as well as on USB as you never know, you might be chatting to your next employer or find your dream job and be able to apply on the day.

You can also book a free one-on-one session to have your résumé reviewed or have some interview practice on the day.

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is taking all precautions to ensure the event is COVID-19 safe for all participants. Details on entrance to the venue and COVID-19 safety instructions will be provided upon registration.

Exhibitor list

  • Anglicare Tasmania
  • APM
  • atWork Australia
  • Australian Employment Training Solutions
  • BePositive Therapy
  • Buckby Motors
  • CatholicCare Tasmania
  • City of Launceston
  • Community Care TASMANIA
  • Costa
  • Create your Own Job (The Van Diemen Project)
  • CVGT Australia
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Fair Work Ombudsman
  • Fairbrother
  • Integratedliving
  • JBS Australia, Longford
  • KEEN Partners
  • Launceston Chamber of Commerce
  • MADEC Harvest Trail Services
  • Mas
  • Masonic Care Tasmania
  • MAX Employment
  • Maxima Joblink
  • MEGT Apprenticeship Network Provider
  • Mission Australia Disability Employment Services
  • Mountford Berries
  • My Pathway
  • National Joblink
  • OneCare
  • PIPO Recruitment and Labour Hire
  • Possability
  • Programmed Skilled Workforce
  • Salvation Army Employment Plus
  • St.Giles
  • Sustainable Timber Tasmania
  • TasFoods Ltd
  • Tasmanian Hospitality Association
  • Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council (TMEC)
  • TasNetworks
  • TASSAL
  • TasTAFE
  • University of Tasmania
  • Work & Training Limited
  • yourtown

Workshops

Session one – 9.30 am - 12.00 pm 

Time Title Overview
10.00 am  Official opening  
10.30 am  What is the hidden labour market?  Join the local Employment Facilitator to learn where the jobs are hiding.
11.00 am  What employers want Do you want to know what employers are looking for when hiring? Hear from our panel of employers about the labour market in the Launceston region and what they look for when hiring new staff.

Session two – 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Time Title Overview
1.15 pm  Official opening  
2.00 pm  So you think you want to start a business? Starting a business can be a rewarding, but daunting challenge. Come and listen to the experts about what you can expect and tips on getting started.
2.30 pm  Navigating your employment rights Hear from the Fair Work Ombudsman about your rights in the workplace.
3.00 pm  What employers want Do you want to know what employers are looking for when hiring? Hear from our panel of employers about the labour market in the Launceston region and what they look for when hiring new staff.

Shuttle buses

We’ll be running two routes on the day. There’s no need to book, just be ready at the stop before the departure time. Look out for the Jobs Fairs Shuttle Bus signs. 

ROUTE 1 - George Town – Rocherlea – Mowbray – Albert Hall

Stop Departure times for Session 1 Departure times for Session 2
George Town – near the United Service Station 8.30 am 12.00 pm
Rocherlea – Black Stallion Hotel 9.10 am 12.40 pm
Mowbray – Mowbray Shopping Centre – Jellico Street near the entrance to Mowbray Racing Centre 9.20 am 12.50 pm
Arrival at Albert Hall 9.30 am 1.00 pm

RETURN SERVICE – Albert Hall – Mowbray – Rocherlea – George Town

The Shuttle Bus will depart Albert Hall 10 minutes after the end of each session.

  Departs Albert Hall at 12.10 pm Departs Albert Hall at 3.40 pm
Stop Arrival Times for Session 1 Arrival Times for Session 2
Mowbray – Mowbray Shopping Centre – Jellico Street near the entrance to Mowbray Racing Centre 12.20 pm 3.50pm
Rocherlea – Black Stallion Hotel 12.30 pm 4.00 pm
Arrival at George Town – United Service Station 1.10 pm 4.40 pm

ROUTE 2 - Deloraine – Hadspen – Prospectvale – Kings Meadow – South Launceston – Albert Hall

Stop Departure times for Session 1 Departure times for Session 2
Deloraine – Deloraine Train Park 8.10 am 11.40 am
Hadspen - Hadspen Bus Stop near IGA 8.50 am 12.20 pm
Prospect Vale - Prospect Vale Marketplace Shopping Centre  - Rear Car Park off Stuart Ave 9.00 am 12.30 pm
Kings Meadow – Kings Meadow Hotel Car Park 9.10 am 12.40 pm
Wellington St Hungry Jacks, South Launceston 9.20 am 12.50 pm
Arrival at Albert Hall 9.30 am 1.00 pm

RETURN SERVICE – Albert Hall – South Launceston – Kings Meadow – Prospectvale – Hadspen – Deloraine

The Shuttle Bus will depart Albert Hall 10 minutes after the end of each session.

  Departs Albert Hall at 12.10 pm Departs Albert Hall at 3.40 pm
Stop Arrival Times for Session 1 Arrival Times for session 2
Wellington St Hungry Jacks, South Launceston 12.20 pm 3.50 pm
Kings Meadow – Kings Meadow Hotel Car Park 12.30 pm 4.00 pm
Prospect Vale - Prospect Vale Marketplace Shopping Centre  - Rear Car Park off Stuart Ave 12.40 pm 4.10 pm
Hadspen - Hadspen Bus Stop near IGA 12.50 pm 4.20 pm
Arrival at Deloraine – Deloraine Train Park 1.30 pm 5.00 pm

Mock interviews

Would you like some constructive feedback on your interview technique? Join our experts on the day for a mock interview. Pick your industry (select from construction, agriculture, care, hospitality or professional) and be prepared to sell yourself, interview-style. Following your ‘interview’ you will be provided with some feedback and practical tips on how to improve for the real thing.