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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Cairns 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

Organisation

Partnering Employment Services Provider

Description

Driving Work Program

Vocational Partnerships Group

Vocational Partnerships Group

The activity involves maximising access to local opportunities for local job ready candidates to meet current industry and infrastructure project needs. This will be achieved through existing partnerships with industry employers to support up to 50 young people to obtain the necessary driver’s licences and industry tickets required for employment.

The Aviation Specialty Trade Assistance Training Activity Cairns Aviation Skills Centre Limited Quality Industry Training & Employment The activity involves the creation and delivery of industry designed, non-accredited training to create a pathway into aviation for up to 20 jobseekers who are unable to directly engage in the Licenced Aircraft Mechanical Engineering (LAME) apprenticeship course.
A day in the life of a Care Worker MIHAVEN PTY. LTD. CoAct – Busy At Work The activity involves the provision of Certificate III in Individual support training, work experience and support to 30 eligible mature age and/or Indigenous women. The activity will create a tailored solution for participants to re-enter the workforce and create a career as a carer.
It's a Child's World MIHAVEN PTY. LTD. CoAct – Busy At Work This activity involves the provision of Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, work experience and support to 30 eligible mature age and/or Indigenous women in the Cairns Employment Region.

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

Local Jobs Plan

Cairns Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Tamilyn Brennan
Cairns Employment Facilitator
0409 763 507
Tamilyn@fnqemployment.com.au

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Cairns

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Tamilyn Brennan (Chair) Cairns Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Jodie Duignan-George Central Queensland University Education and Training
Sarah Mort MiHaven Group Employer
Angelo Finocchiaro Tablelands Regional Council Local Government
Maryanne Tranter Vocational Partnerships Group Inc Youth
Julia Leu Arts Nexus Industry
Julie Marshall QITE Employment Service Provider
Grant Stidiford Department of Employment, Small Business and Training State Government
Noeleen Mulley North Queensland Airports(NQA) Industry