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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the North Western 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.

Total Funding 2020-2022 Approximate funding remaining (as at April 2021)
$780,000 $580,000

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Partnering Employment Services Provider Description
Refer In Program Civil Training Australia Job Prospects This activity involves recruiting, preparing, and supporting up to 180 job seekers in the North Western Melbourne Employment Region into employment within the warehousing and construction sectors. This activity, run by Civil Training Australia (Vic), includes the delivery of micro-credential training aligned to job role requirements, as well as the facilitation of job placements. 

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

Local Jobs Plan

North Western Melbourne Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Tony Coppola
North Western Melbourne Employment Facilitator
0411 440 575


North Western Melbourne 

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Tony Coppola (Chair) North Western Melbourne Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Jessica Ziersch Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions State Government
Maria Dimitriou Hume City Council Local Government
Peter Harrison AMES Australia Employment Services Provider’ Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
Michael Iaccarino NORTH Link Industry
Wendy Schwedes Bendigo Kangan Institute Education and Training
Phillip Bain Your Community Health Industry

Taskforce Communiqués

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.