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Nov 13, 2013 Report on government-funded social enterprise in Taiwan

In August this year Jobs Australia was a guest of the Taiwan government  to learn about that country’s social enterprise program.

Nov 01, 2013 Single but not alone: the first 40 years of the Council of Single Mothers and their Children (CSMC)

Single but not alone: the first 40 years of the Council of Single Mothers and their Children (CSMC) is the remarkable account of how a group of passionate and determined women changed Australian society.

Oct 09, 2013 What kind of social impact matters?
Do we need to calculate ROI when spending to end human suffering?
Oct 03, 2013 Reforming employment assistance: a blueprint for the future

Jobs Australia has released a Blueprint for the reform of employment assistance for 2015 and beyond. The blueprint was launched at the Jobs Australia annual conference in Manly, before an audience that included the new Assistant Minister for Employment, the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker MP, as well as the Secretary, Deputy Secretary and other senior officials from the Department of Employment.

Sep 26, 2013 Media Release - Peak body reveals radical new blueprint for employment services

Jobs Australia today unveiled a new Blueprint for a radical re-design of government funded employment services it wants the new federal Government to adopt.

Sep 03, 2013 Media Release - Jobs Australia welcomes the rejection of UK model for employment services

The CEO of Jobs Australia, David Thompson AM, has welcomed Labor’s announced changes to mainstream employment services, noting that Labor has clearly rejected the UK ‘prime contracting’ model for reform and carved its own path.

Aug 08, 2013 Have an idea for a project or business that will benefit your community? Apply now: incubator program 2013

Applications for the School of Social Entrepreneurs Incubator Program 2013 have now opened.

May 15, 2013 Media Release - Federal Budget is not all bad news for out of work Australians

The CEO of Jobs Australia, David Thompson AM, has welcomed the retention of programs aimed at helping out of work Australians prepare for and find jobs, acknowledging the difficult Budget.

Mar 28, 2013 Jobs Australia responds to DEEWR's Employment Services - Building on Success Issues Paper

Jobs Australia has submitted a formal response to the Government's review of employment services for 2015 and beyond.

Mar 12, 2013 UK's House of Commons Committe slams Work Programme outcomes: far worse than anticipated, worse than doing nothing

When the House of Commons investigated the results of the first 14 months of the Work Programme what they found shocked them.  It'll shock you too.  It's another reason not to miss next week's seminar with Dan Finn.