Commemorating Anzac Day – 25 April 2017

Commemorating Anzac Day – 25 April 2017

On 25 April every year, Australians commemorate Anzac Day – the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Changes to plumbing and electrical qualifications in TAS

Changes to plumbing and electrical qualifications in TAS

The Tasmanian Traineeships and Apprenticeships Committee now include plumbing and electrical qualifications under Competency-based Completion Guidelines.

Important changes to employer funding in QLD

Important changes to employer funding in QLD

The Queensland Government has just announced changes to its User Choice 2016–17 apprenticeship and traineeship funding program, effective 1 January 2017.

Trying to decide whether to recruit or train? We can help!

Trying to decide whether to recruit or train? We can help!

When you’re trying to decide whether to recruit new staff or train your existing workers, it’s important to first figure out the current skills needs of your organisation.

Think office safety isn’t a big deal? Think again!

Think office safety isn’t a big deal? Think again!

Hazards in offices might not be as obvious as those in high- risk work environments, such as building sites and mines, but there is still a range of factors in

Important update from Fair Work Australia – changes to penalty rates

Important update from Fair Work Australia – changes to penalty rates

The Fair Work Commission has just announced changes to penalty rates in some awards for the following industries: Hospitality Restaurant Fast food Retail These changes will affect some permanent and

Back to Work program – expanded to Latrobe Valley

Back to Work program – expanded to Latrobe Valley

Hiring and training new workers in the Latrobe Valley? Up to $9,000 employer funding is now available.* We can sign them up and assess your eligibility for incentives.

Payroll tax exemptions for apprentice and trainee wages in WA

Payroll tax exemptions for apprentice and trainee wages in WA

Did you know? In WA, wages paid to apprentices and trainees are exempt from payroll tax. Qualifying for the exemption is simple. Just meet the following criteria: The employee must

Update: QLD Youth Boost Payment $20,000 employer incentive extended

Update: QLD Youth Boost Payment $20,000 employer incentive extended

As part of the Queensland Government’s Back to Work scheme, regional Queensland employers may now be eligible for a Youth Boost Payment of up to $20,000. The Youth Boost Payment

Is your business ready for the Commonwealth Games boom?

Is your business ready for the Commonwealth Games boom?

The Commonwealth Games are coming – is your workforce prepared for the boom? We can help you hire and sign up apprentices and trainees, and check your eligibility for Government funding.

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