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Local Recovery Funds
A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the Hunter 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)|
|Activity Name||Organisation||Partnering Employment Service Provider||Description|
|Jobs in the Valley & Vines: Transforming Lives||Smart Training and Consulting Group||Joblink Plus||This activity includes a hospitality mentoring and employment project run by Smart Training and Consulting Group in the Hunter region. The project will deliver a six-week non-accredited training program for a minimum of 30 participants, including a 30-hour work placement to secure hospitality jobs in the Hunter Valley.|
For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.
Local Jobs Plan
Hunter Employment Facilitator
0466 606 467
Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce
|Karla Notman (Chair)||Hunter Employment Facilitator||Employment Facilitator|
|Liana Nadalin||Training Services NSW||State Government|
|Evan Steverson||Regional NSW||State Government|
|David Broughton||Salvation Army Employment Plus||Employment Service Provider|
|Tim Owen||Hunter Defence||Australian Government|
|Mikaella Latimore||Life Without Barriers||Employer|
|Stuart Horden||Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism Association||Peak body|
|Amy De Lore||Hunter Business Chamber||Business chambers|
|Simon Massey||City of Newcastle, supported by Hunter Joint Organisation||Local Government|
Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.