$5.1 Million Awarded to 620 Training Placements in the Ipswich & West Moreton Region

The Queensland State Government is kick starting the New Year with assistance for up to 7,020 vulnerable job seekers thanks to a $51.7 million investment in targeted and tailored training and employment pathways around Queensland.  

$5.1 million has been awarded in the Ipswich & West Moreton Region, providing 620 training placements to our local job seekers. 

Skilling Queenslanders for Work is one of the Government’s most successful job creating initiatives – assisting unemployed and underemployed Queenslanders to gain skills, qualifications and experience to either enter or remain in the workforce.

In this new round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work, 225 community-based organisations will receive grants to help participants to overcome barriers such as social isolation, learning difficulties and mental health, while providing the skills and experience necessary to transition them to further education and employment.

A full list of successful recipients is available here.