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Providers slam government’s NDIS workforce strategy

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 27th March 2019 -  Australia’s peak disability services body is deeply disappointed with the federal government’s plan to grow the National Disability Insurance Scheme workforce, arguing much

Welfare advocates attack move to digitise employment services

Luke Michael, Thursday, 21st March 2019 -  Anti-poverty groups fear the government’s plan to digitise employment services will result in millions of penalties being automatically imposed on vulnerable jobseekers.   

Mental Health of Jobseekers Suffers Under Government Program

Luke Michael, Friday, 2nd November 2018 -  The federal government’s outsourced jobseeker program is a “special kind of hell” for welfare recipients with mental health issues, a Senate inquiry has heard. Jobactive has imposed

Disadvantaged Jobseekers Facing Lack of Entry-Level Jobs

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th October 2018 -  Entry-level jobs for disadvantaged jobseekers are drying up, according to new analysis which reveals more than four people are competing for each low-skilled job in Australia.  

Welfare Changes Causing Anxiety for Jobseekers

Luke Michael, Monday, 1st October 2018 -  Misinformation and confusion about changes to participation requirements for welfare recipients is causing anxiety and concern for jobseekers. The federal government recently

Tackling the Magnification of Recruitment Risk in the NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th March 2017 -  Not for profits of all sizes can use the global online candidate referencing system Xref to protect themselves against fraud and breaches in discrimination and privacy while saving

NFP Commits to New Opportunities for Indigenous Workforce

Wendy Williams, Friday, 9th December 2016 -  The nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider has committed to increasing its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce to 500 by 2020, in a bid

Transport A Key Barrier for Young Unemployed

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  Young unemployed Australians are facing serious transport challenges in the hunt for work, according to a new report from the Brotherhood of St Laurence. The latest figures from

Union Canvassing to Sue Centrelink Over Privatisation of Job Schemes

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th September 2016 -  An organisation “by the unemployed, for the unemployed” is canvassing to take legal action against Centrelink amidst claims the “privatisation” of job schemes is penalising unemployed

Federal Budget Looking Grim For Young Jobseekers

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 23rd March 2015 -  Australia’s peak welfare body has called on the Federal Opposition and crossbenchers to vote against Abbott Government proposals it says will deprive young people of any…

Keep Job Seekers Happy to Protect Reputation: Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th August 2013 -  Organisations risk alienating prospective supporters through poor recruitment practices, new research suggests. Figures released this month revealed that 84% of UK job seekers…

Housing Crisis Affects Jobseekers

Lina Caneva, Monday, 22nd July 2013 -  Housing affordability is affecting jobseekers in gaining work, according to a report on affordable housing. The Australians for Affordable Housing report is called: Opening Doors…
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