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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund of $780,000 is available in the Townsville 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 (as at January 2021)
$780,000 $780,000

Local Jobs Plan

Townsville Local Jobs Plan

Employment Facilitator

Steve Fraser
Townsville Employment Facilitator
0409 633 668



Local Jobs and Skills Taskforce

Representative Organisation Stakeholder Group
Steve Fraser (Chair)                  Townsville Employment Facilitator Employment Facilitator
Glenys Schuntner RDA Townsville
North West Queensland
Member of Townsville Jobs
Regional Development Australia
Dan Christie James Cook University Education and Training
Ross McLennan Chamber of Commerce Townsville Employers
Leeanne Hanna HANMAC Pty Ltd Education and Training
Michelle Pownall MEGT Industry Training Hub
Elisabeth Kelemete WorkPac Employers
Paul Daly Skill360 Education and Training / Youth / Employment Service Provider
Sherren Edkins Departmentof Employment, Small business and Training Queensland State Government

Taskforce Communiqués

Communiqués from Taskforce meetings are now available.