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Employment Facilitator

Christopher Booth
Bendigo Employment Facilitator
0439 750 702

Local Jobs Plan 

Bendigo Local Jobs Plan



Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Bendigo region for projects that meet the priorities identified in the Local Jobs Plan.

Projects will be identified for funding through periodic Request for Proposals (RFP).

Please contact your local Employment Facilitator for information about the Local Recovery Fund and to discuss project proposals.

Approved Activities

Activity Name


Local Recovery Fund Activity Partner


Release The Beast

Release The Beast Pty Ltd

CVGT Australia Limited

This activity involves a training and placement program for participants entering the hospitality industry, consisting of four, three-week courses encompassing employability skills, hospitality training in an operational café, entry training, employer linked activities and post placement support. The activity assists individuals from youth, mature aged and CALD cohorts to meet labour market needs of the industry. The activity will facilitate employment opportunities via local hospitality contacts, MAS National (apprenticeships and traineeships) and Employment Service Provider contacts.

KARM Bounce Consulting Pty Ltd CVGT Australia     This activity involves workshops for participants to gain behavioural customer service skills needed to work safely and effectively in the current post−pandemic customer service environment. The KARM activity will leverage its existing employer networks to link graduating participants to employment.

For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.