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Newsroom article | 23 December 2019

Despite experiencing significant barriers to work, Timothy Belia’s persistence and determination, combined with continued support from jobactive and his employer, landed him a job with a Mt Isa business.

Newsroom article | 18 December 2019

Young Indigenous job seekers on the Gold Coast are off to a great start, thanks to a collaboration between the City of Gold Coast, employment service providers, the Queensland Government and the Australian Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business.

Newsroom article | 13 December 2019

Volunteer firefighters involved in an emergency response will not have their income support payments cut while fighting fires.

Announcement | 13 December 2019

On 13 December 2019, the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business published a Traffic Light Bulletin outlining proposed changes to the skilled migration occupation lists and called for public submissions.

Announcement | 12 December 2019

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business has released new ParentsNext communication products

Announcement | 11 December 2019

The second meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was held in Melbourne on 8 November 2019.

Newsroom article | 5 December 2019

Leaders in vocational education and training (VET) now have an online portal to share their stories.

Newsroom article | 4 December 2019

With the impact of drought and bushfires on rural and regional communities around Australia, many people have been looking for practical ways to support those communities.

Announcement | 3 December 2019

Newsroom article | 3 December 2019

In 2018, Melanie and Richard Smit started their baked goods business in Tasmania with assistance from the New Business Assistance with NEIS. Now, as Digital Champions, they’re boosting sales and reaching new customers with digital technology.

Newsroom article | 29 November 2019

In Townsville, two Digital Champions have teamed up to show regional small businesses how to go digital and reach national and international markets.

Newsroom article | 28 November 2019

On 21 November, almost 800 people gathered in Brisbane at the Convention and Exhibition Centre on South Bank to celebrate the annual Australian Training Awards. 

Newsroom article | 20 November 2019

How can the humble printer transform a talent agency and a family plumbing business in suburban Melbourne? Our Digital Champions tell us the ways!

Newsroom article | 19 November 2019

A new mining Skills Organisation pilot will work with industry to make sure workers have the right skills to match future mining needs.

Announcement | 19 November 2019

The Australian Government announced the Regional Agriculture Migration Package today (19 November 2019) that included changes to the Seasonal Worker Programme Pilot.

Newsroom article | 15 November 2019

Digital Champion, Indigenous owned and operated business Geared up Culcha, is looking to use search engine optimisation and social media to increase sales and reach deeper into the community.

Announcement | 14 November 2019

A newly formed Reference Group has been established to oversee the development of the New Employment Services Model.

The inaugural meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was held on 13 September 2019. The meeting, chaired by the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, was opened by Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Minister Cash spoke about the opportunity to modernise the employment services system to better help Australian job seekers find employment.

Newsroom article | 14 November 2019

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family business is inviting small and large business owners to have their say on the final design of a new scheme designed to improve payment times for small businesses.

Newsroom article | 11 November 2019

More than 1,000 people from over 600 organisations across Australia have so far participated in stakeholder consultation and co-design to strengthen and modernise the skills and careers sectors. 

Newsroom article | 4 November 2019

The latest Australian jobs data are now easier than ever to access and explore.

Newsroom article | 30 October 2019

Outstanding small businesses were celebrated at the recent 2019 NEIS Awards.

Newsroom article | 28 October 2019

Finding a digital tech job in the Bega Valley is now easier with a Regional Employment Trial supporting fresh thinking on ways to hire and train local workers.

Newsroom article | 24 October 2019

Former Chief Economist of the Business Council of Australia, Adam Boyton, has been appointed as the Interim National Skills Commissioner.

Newsroom article | 23 October 2019

Employment program Career Builder is helping ex-offenders gain skills in construction to assist them to re-enter the workforce.

Newsroom article | 21 October 2019

A new user guide can help you explore local jobs data and find the information and insights you need.

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