Hobart and Southern Tasmania

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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the Hobart and Southern Tasmania 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)
$780,000 $645,543

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Partnering Employment Services Provider Description
The Lady Gowrie Tasmania Pathway to a Traineeship Program Lady Gowrie Tasmania Incorporated Workskills Incorporated This activity includes a pre-employment program, to be delivered by Lady Gowrie Tasmania in Hobart, tailored to working in the early childhood learning and care sector. At the end of the program, participants will undertake a two-week work placement, and after successful completion will be offered a traineeship with Lady Gowrie Tasmania.

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

Local Jobs Plan

Hobart and Southern Tasmania Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Stacey Joseph
Hobart and Southern Tasmania Employment Facilitator
0409 613 895


Hobart and Southern Tasmania

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Stacey Joseph (Chair) Hobart and Southern Tasmania Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Pat Kluver Workskills Tasmania Employment Service Provider
Jen Newman RDA Tasmania Regional Development Australia
Dr Alexis Wadsley  Skills Tasmania - State Growth State Government
Andrew Hyatt South East Regional Development Association Local Government
Damon Wise The Mercury Media
Catherine Doran Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

Taskforce Communiqués

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.