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Employment Facilitator

Mike Barker
North Western Melbourne Employment Facilitator
0499 883 998

Local Jobs Plan

North Western Melbourne Local Jobs Plan


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Local Recovery Funds

A Local Recovery Fund is available in the North Western Melbourne 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.

Approved Activities

Activity Name Organisation Local Recovery Fund Activity Partner Description
Banksia Gardens Job Connect Program Banksia Gardens Association Incorporated AMES Australia The activity involves an intensive support model to build upon participant’s employability skills and facilitate employment outcomes for residents in the vicinity of Banksia Gardens Community Services in Broadmeadows. Specialist Job Support Coaches will assist 40 to 60 job seekers from priority cohorts to develop short-term and intermediate steps towards the achievement of employment outcomes.
Forklift Advantage Program Threesixty Consulting Group Pty Ltd Asuria People Services Pty Limited This activity involves forklift operating, employability skills and employer onboarding training tailored to local industry and employer needs. Participants will attain a licence to operate a forklift truck and operate an order-picking forklift truck and be linked to job placement opportunities with the partnering employer.

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