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Jan 31, 2014 Jobs Australia Calls upon the Government to Allocate Funding for a Youth Transitions Service after 2014

Jobs Australia has just released a paper on youth transitions policy

Jan 23, 2014 Media Release - Helping more into work is the best approach to reducing welfare reliance

Employment services peak bodies, Jobs Australia and Disability Employment Australia, have encouraged the Government to look at helping more people into work to reduce welfare reliance, rather than tighten eligibility or reduce payment rates.

Jan 16, 2014 Not in the 2013 Quality Standards Pilot? How to get started with quality accreditation for 2015.

This webinar provides CEOs and senior quality assurance managers in Job Services Australia who didn’t take part in the 2013 Quality Standards Pilot with the context for understanding why moving towards quality accreditation in employment services is now essential and imperative for any organisation planning to get contracts for the period commencing 1 July, 2015.

Jan 13, 2014 Submission to the Indigenous Jobs and Training Review: there is no silver bullet

Jobs Australia's submission to the Indigenous jobs and training review, headed by Fortescue Metals' Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest, has highlighted the need for a diversity of approaches in Indigenous communities.

Dec 13, 2013 State of Play 1305: Financial Pressures in Job Services Australia

A briefing for boards and managers on the financial pressures that are affecting the entire industry.

Nov 27, 2013 Jobs Australia's submission to the Commission of Audit

Jobs Australia has made a submission to the Abbott Government's National Commission of Audit.

Nov 27, 2013 Update on the ACNC

The ACNC has announced an extension of time for charities to provide their Annual Information Statement, and see what you can read between the lines about the future of the ACNC coming out of ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe’s meetings with the Assistant Treasurer and the Minister for Social Service. NFPs will be consulted before the government formalises its plans for the sector. 

Nov 27, 2013 Go forth, shop, and multiply social impact

This Christmas, the Good Gift Shop returns to encourage people to get their gifts from social enterprises with 100 gifts for men, women, kids, teens and Kris Kringle. You can choose from things like Coonawarra Shiraz from Goodwill Wine, a fine box of chocolate from the Mildura Chocolate Company, and a great range of Fair Trade toys and clothing, books and stationery.

Nov 22, 2013 Media Release - Jobs Australia calls for massive reduction in red‐tape

The national peak body for the non-profit organisations that assist unemployed Australians into work has told the government that big changes are needed to reverse a 15% drop in employment outcomes.

Nov 21, 2013 Reducing Red Tape.... Now!

Report to the Assistant Minister for Employment, the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker MP, with suggestions on ways to reduce red tape in the Job Services Australia contracts.