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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $500,000 is available in the South West WA 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)
$500,000 $361,834.5

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Partnering Employment Services Provider Description
Construction Ready for Work Indigenous Professional Services MAX Employment Bunbury The activity includes skills and job readiness training, mentoring and cultural support for Indigenous job seekers in a program provided by Indigenous Professional Services in the South West region of Western Australia.

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

Local Jobs Plan

South West WA Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Maryanne Baker
South West WA Employment Facilitator
0407 958 181


South West WA 

Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Maryanne Baker (Chair) South West WA Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Rob Skipsey Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry Employers
Jodie Schroder Bunbury Jobs and Skills Centre State Government
Lindal Rhode Wirrpanda Foundation Indigenous
Kathy Doesburg National Disability Services Disability sector
Posy Barnes RDA South West Regional Development Australia
Warren Cluff Apprenticeship and Traineeship Company Education and Training
Lara Hebbend MAX Employment Employment Service Provider

Taskforce Communiqués

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.