Outback Unemployment Spirals

Looking for work

With all Outback Queensland’s youth unemployment rate now topping an unprecedented 36.6% (up 8.2% in the past year), Shadow Employment Minister Jarrod Bleijie has been quick to slam the Government’s extension to its youth employment scheme. Shadow Employment Spokesman Jarrod Bleijie says the … [Read more...]

$2.7 million for the Region’s Job-Seekers

Work Skills Traineeships

South-West Queensland and Darling Downs projects will receive $2.73 million in the latest round of funding from the State Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. Minister for Training and Skills, Yvette D’Ath, says 327 more places had been allocated to local job-seekers, with 19 … [Read more...]