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Local Recovery Funds
A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula 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 May 2021)|
Partnering Employment Services Provider
Careers for Care Workers – CALD Pathways
Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre Inc
This activity includes the delivery of accredited training and capacity building supports – including the provision of language, literacy, numeracy, digital literacy and employability skills training supports – to 64 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Refugee Participants, creating employment pathways in the aged care and disability services sector. The activity will also facilitate Participant job placements within the aged and disability care sector, and is run by Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre Inc.
For further information on the activity, please contact the Employment Facilitator or the organisation.
Local Jobs Plan
South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Facilitator
0421 097 537
Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce
|Darrell Hewton (Chair)||South Eastern Melbourne and Peninsula Employment Facilitator||Employment Facilitator|
|Sharon Smith||Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre||Culturally and Linguistically Diverse|
|Doreen Micallef||WISE Employment||Employment Service Provider|
|Andea O’Bryan||Chisholm Institute||Youth|
|Sandra George||City of Greater Dandenong||Local Government|
|Tania Treasure||Mornington Peninsula Shire||Local Government|
|Rebecca Willmott||Frankston Mornington Peninsula Community Investment Committee||Youth|
|Jonathan Testi||Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions||State Government|
|Craig Hilton||Australian Industry Group||Employer|
Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available