Importance of Skilling National Building Webinar
In celebration of National Skills Week, Springfield City Group and The Springfield Regional Jobs Committee are proud to present a special webinar event on the Importance of Skilling Nation Building on Wednesday 9 September 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm.
We are pleased to announce that the Federal Minister Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business will be joining us to provide an opening address.
Today’s post-COVID world needs leadership in skilling and training as we prepare for an uncertain future into the 2020s. A strong VET sector is critical to our economy and will help prepare Australians for the workforce opportunities of today and tomorrow.
Queensland Home Builder Applications
Queenslanders can now officially apply for a $25,000 grant to build or renovate their home under the HomeBuilder initiative, as the state’s construction sector continues to play a key role in Queensland’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
Queenslanders who build a new home, substantially renovate their home, or purchase an off-the-plan home such as a unit in an apartment complex or new home in a new estate being developed can now apply for the $25 000 grant.
Visit https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home to access the application form and find out more about financial support to build your home in Queensland.
6TH AUGUST 2020
Building Acceleration Fund
Applications are now open for the $200 million Building Acceleration Fund initiative to deliver multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects and create jobs throughout Queensland.
Applications for the funding would be open until 5pm on Friday 4 September 2020.
For more details about the application process and eligibility requirements, and to download an application form, visit Building Acceleration Fund.
JobKeeper payment extended + JobTrainer skills package announced
The Government is extending the JobKeeper payment by a further six months from the end of September to March 2021. Support will be targeted to businesses and not-for-profit organisations that continue to be significantly impacted by COVID-19.
For eligibility, please contact your Australian Apprenticeships Support Network provider.
6TH AUGUST 2020
Staying Informed About Coronavirus
As at Monday 3 August 2020
The Queensland Government has advised Queenslanders to keep up social distancing and good hand hygiene.
They are urging that if you are unwell, stay home and immediately call your GP or 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84) to arrange a test.
Queensland borders are closed to Victoria and Greater Sydney.
Stay up to date by visiting www.covid19.qld.gov.au
The Sky Lodges Are Back
Visit Binna Burra and stay in a destination like no other…
These eco-friendly apartments are in-keeping with the surrounding landscape with the use of stone, slate & wood, and the views from the balconies across the Coomera & Numinbah Valleys are simply breathtaking.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR SKY LODGE:
6TH AUGUST 2020
Kickstart Your Recovery And Secure More Work
Capability statement webinars
Learn how to create a capability statement that helps your business stand out and secure work.
Our complimentary capability statement webinars will strengthen your tender submissions and improve your ability to secure opportunities in both government and private sector projects.
Upcoming dates, register here:
Thursday, 13 August 2020 – (12:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Thursday, 20 August 2020 – (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
27TH FEBRUARY 2020
New Committee Member – Scenic Rim
RDAIWM Chair Cr Janice Holstein welcomed new Committee Member Vanessa Skinner from the Scenic Rim region.
“Vanessa will bring us experience in the issues and opportunities relating to the Scenic Rim region” said Cr Holstein.
Vanessa has extensive Community Bank Branch management experience with strengths in business growth and understanding the needs of businesses and the community.
Vanessa actively promotes community prosperity/engagement by developing strategic networks and working with local regional groups.