Youth Jobs PaTH Industry Pilots

The PaTH Industry Pilots (Industry Pilots) are industry-led employment pathways to help young people into work using elements of Youth Jobs PaTH, employment services and other support.

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Young people will be directly connected to employers with significant workforce demand and in growing industries. The Industry Pilots responds to calls from industry for greater input in selecting, training, matching and supporting young job seekers into work.

Nine organisations including Employers, Group Training Organisations, industry peak bodies and other employer representatives will deliver the Industry Pilots in both regional and metropolitan areas around Australia. Selected industries include aged, disability and community care; accommodation, food services and tourism; business; engineering and electro technology; retail; transport and logistics; ICT; and agribusiness.

The Youth Jobs PaTH Industry Pilots 2020–2021 will:

  • test if and how industry-led approaches can increase employer take up and more effective use of employment services, particularly the Australian Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH program
  • align pre-employment pathways with the needs of employers with significant workforce demand, and in growing industries
  • inform the development of future employment services, including the design of future pre-employment and work experience programs.
  • Industry Pilots will commence January 2020 – 30 June 2021.
  • Young job seekers from jobactive, Transition to Work, NEST regions and Disability Employment Services are eligible to participate in the Industry Pilots.
  • $10 million was available for up to 10 Industry Pilots
Organisation Industries Locations Contact Information
Toowoomba Regional Group Apprenticeship Company Pty Limited Food services, agribusiness, supply chain

Sommerset ER – Kilcoy
Wivenhoe ER – Ipswich, Gatton, Laidley, Lowood, Rosewood, Esk
Darling Downs ER – Toowoomba, Dalby, Roma, Warwick, Goondiwindi, Miles, Stanthorpe, St George, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast ER

Southern Queensland, South East Queensland including the Greater Brisbane region, Scenic Rim, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Cooloola region including Gympie and Bundaberg and Fraser Coast

Name: Kris McCue
Phone: 0400 392 009
MAS National Limited Disability services South Australia - Adelaide North 
Tasmania – Hobart 
Queensland - Gold Coast and Rockhampton
Name: John Glass
Phone: 0488 302 385

Name: Marisa Kemp
Phone: 0459 865 746
MEGT (Australia) Ltd ICT National - Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane

Name: Andrew Titley
Phone: 0417 310 006


Name: Jaimie Khan
Phone:0477 600 187

Steps Group Australia Limited Aged care, disability services Queensland - Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Council and Noosa Council Name: Kerry Staines
Phone: 07 5458 3000
TCE Services Pty Ltd Transport and Logistics
Western Australia - North Metro, South Metro, Midlands Wheatbelt, Southern WA
Name: Trudy Robinson
Phone: 0475 149 107 
Hunter Valley Training Company Pty Ltd Business services, community services, engineering, electro-technology New South Wales – Hunter Valley and Central Coast Name: Libby Ford
Phone: 0448 239 936
Accommodation Association Of Australia Inc Accommodation, food services, tourism National - all state and territory capital cities Name: Cass Champion
Phone: 0400 689 840
Bridging the Gap Inc Aged care and disability services Western Australia - Perth South, Cannington, Fremantle, Armadale, Rockingham, Fremantle, All Perth Metro, South West, Great Southern, Wheatbelt, Mid West Gascoyne, Goldfields-Esperance Name: Mark Thorpe 
Phone: 08 6193 1078
Skill360 Australia Limited Retail, accommodation and food services, administration, support services Queensland - Cairns and Townsville Name: Mike Bareham
Phone: 0400 751 066

Read the Minister's release