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Local Recovery Funds
A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the Gold Coast 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 April 2021)|
|Activity Name||Organisation||Partnering Employment Services Provider||Description|
|Building Blokes Mentoring Program||The Trustee for Top Blokes Foundation||APM Employment Services||This activity includes a mentoring and employment pathway project run by the Top Blokes Foundation on the Gold Coast. An intensive support program including workshops and mentoring over a 12 week period will engage a minimum of 60 young men to help address social barriers and connect them with pathways to secure employment.|
For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.
Local Jobs Plan
Gold Coast Employment Facilitator
0474 774 007
Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce
|Jodi Brackenbury (Chair)||Gold Coast Employment Facilitator||Employment Facilitator|
|Estella Rodighiero||RDA Gold Coast||Regional Development Australia|
|TBC||Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training Convener of Gold Coast Labour Market Council*||State Government|
|Tracey Dear||MEGT||Employer/Apprenticeship Support|
|Natalie Palelei||BLCW (Boosting the Local Care Workforce)||Health and Community Services Industry|
|City of Gold Coast Council||Local Government|
|Jennine Tax||Study Gold Coast||Education and Training|
*Note: Gold Coast Labour Market Council brings together employment services providers to meet the needs of employers in the region using a collaborative and coordinated approach.
Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.