Darwin and Alice Springs

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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $500,000 is available in the Darwin and Alice Springs 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.

Total Funding 2020-2022 Approximate Funding Remaining (as at March 2021)
$500,000 $436,590

Approved activities

Activity Name


Partnering Employment Services Provider


Care Careers NT

Crest NT

YouthWorX NT

The activity includes a program of employer forums to be run by Crest NT in Darwin and Alice Springs in early 2021. Mentoring and support will be provided to employers looking to take on job seekers, leading to a group recruitment drive in Darwin and Alice Springs that supports job seekers into work placements.


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

Local Jobs Plan

Darwin and Alice Springs Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Michelle Burgess
Darwin and Alice Springs Employment Facilitator
0417 865 330


Darwin and Alice Springs

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Michelle Burgess (Chair) Darwin and Alice Spring Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Tracy Clark NT Government NT Government
Stephen Goodall NT Chamber of Commerce Small and medium size businesses
Liz Reid YouthWorX Employment Service Provider – Transition To Work (TTW)
Kathryn Stenson GTNT Group - Australian Apprenticeships Support Network GTO and RTO
Sabine Taylor Alice Springs Town Council Local Government

Taskforce Communiqués

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.