Darwin (includes Alice Springs)

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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Darwin (includes 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.

Approved activities

Activity Name Organisation Partnering Employment Services Provider Description
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.
NT Security Careers Program Asset Training Australia Pty Ltd Max Employment The NT Security Careers Program will deliver stakeholder information forums and a series of skilling or upskilling activities to job seekers interested in gaining employment in the security sector. The activity will provide a range of assistance and support to individual job seekers and link them with employers to facilitate their path to employment.
Innovative Finishing School Ignite Potential Incorporated Max Employment The Innovative Finishing School project will deliver a training program to up to 45 participants that aims to reskill and upskill jobseekers from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background for entry level jobs in retail, hospitality, small and medium business, and health and community services. The project will also work with local employers with vacancies to ensure training is suitable to their needs.

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

Local Jobs Plan

Darwin (includes Alice Springs) Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Michelle Burgess
Darwin (includes Alice Springs) Employment Facilitator
0417 865 330


Darwin (includes Alice Springs)

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Michelle Burgess (Chair) Darwin (includes Alice Springs) 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