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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the Inner Metropolitan Melbourne 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
Magpie Next Generation Project Asuria People Services Job Prospects This activity includes a mentoring and training pathway project delivered by Asuria People Services in Inner Metropolitan Melbourne. Targeting young people, women impacted by domestic violence and job seekers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the program will upskill up to 100 participants, supporting them to better meet the needs of local employers.
Hospitality Employment Pathways Program SisterWorks Incorporated Jobfind Centres Australia Pty Ltd The Activity involves the delivery of a six-week pre-employment and practical skills training course aligned to the meet the skill requirements of local hospitality employers. The Activity will prepare 60 female Participants from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds – including Participants from recent migrant, asylum-seeker or refugee backgrounds – for roles in the hospitality sector and will include practical work experience placements with local hospitality businesses. The activity is run by SisterWorks Incorporated.
Entry into Care Roles Program National Disability Service Limited Workskil The activity involves pre-employment training on the key requirements for disability care sector roles for up to 60 participants. The activity will target youth, culturally and linguistically diverse and Indigenous jobseekers and aims to secure employment outcomes for up to 40 participants with local disability sector employers.

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

Local Jobs Plan

Inner Metropolitan Melbourne Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Gary Workman
Interim Inner Metropolitan Melbourne Employment Facilitator
0425 736 036


Inner Metropolitan Melbourne 

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce  

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Gary Workman (Interim Chair) Interim Inner Metropolitan Melbourne Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Carolyn McLean Boroondara City Council Local Government
Tania Asper Kingston City Council Local Government
Wendy Saly State Government State Government
Julia Bassani Jobfind Employment Service Provider
Andrew Williamson Holmesglen Institute Education and Training
Gabrielle Hughes Brotherhood of St Laurence Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and youth
Jan Mason Quest Payment Systems Employer
Fiona Sweetman  Victorian Tourism Industry Council Industry Peak Body
Dianne Hardy National Disability Service Industry Peak Body
Megan Trigg Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Industry