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Creating Flexible Employment Roles suitable for Carers: a new initiative

Jobsbank, in partnership with the Victorian Government, is creating flexible employment roles for carers.

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Jobsbank’s DCA Research Partnership Offers Keys to Unlock Jobseeker Barriers

Did you know that there are 3 million Australians looking for work or who want more work? Probably not. In past months we’ve been focusing on the lowest unemployment numbers for 50 years – an historic dip of 3.5%.

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Craig Foster wants to get it right

As host of the new Jobsbank podcast, Jobsbank sat down with Craig Foster to discuss why fairness in recruitment should be at the forefront of good employment policy.

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What does true inclusion look like? Just ask NF McDonnell & Sons

Nearly 30 percent of NF McDonnell & Sons Mount Gambier timber mills’ 123 staff have offending history, live with a disability, suffer from mental health, homelessness or transport issues, have severe long term unemployment or are refugees.

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The Social Procurement Framework – It’s time for your voice to be heard!

For the first time since the Social Procurement Framework was launched in 2018, research will map attitudes towards and understanding of the Framework.

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Too many australians are locked out of secure work.

ARC Linkage grant announcement: a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create sustainable employment pathways for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups

Professor Jo Ingold has just notified the Jobsbank research team of the successful outcome of a research project funding under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grants that was in the making for months.

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Wamarra Managing Director Hayden Heta at Jobsbank's Meet The Suppliers event

Meet The Suppliers focus event: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-owned business

Timed between Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC Week, Jobsbank’s second Meet The Suppliers event brought together businesses who highlight the depth, talent and ability to take on large-scale work among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-owned organisations.

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Hakimah Shah, part of the Jobsbank-Tennis Australia employment partnership, works in one of the AO retail outlets at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne on January 26, 2022. MANDATORY PHOTO CREDIT Fiona Hamilton/TENNIS AUSTRALIA

Swinburne x Jobsbank Research Project announcement: Moving the message of social procurement

After groundbreaking work to change the conversation around representation for women in sport, Swinburne’s Sport Innovation Group is partnering with Jobsbank and turning its lens to social procurement.

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A man wearing high-visibility workwear packs fruit in a cardboard box

For many Australians, ‘full employment’ is a demoralising myth

On the eve of the federal election, Jobsbank CEO Corinne Proske writes on what employers can do for the jobseekers who don’t make the headlines.

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Anthea Loucas Bosha, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival CEO

Melbourne Food + Drink CEO Anthea Loucas Bosha on inclusive employment

After two years of disruption, the Melbourne Food & Drink Festival made its triumphant return, with a commitment to inclusive employment front and centre.

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Viv Nguyen, Nola Karapanagiotidis, Corinne Proske and Fotini Kypraios seated on stage at the HACCI International Women's Day panel event, 2022.

Conversations: Jobsbank’s new video series launches with a #breakthebias International Women’s Day recap

On International Women’s Day, Jobsbank took part in a panel hosted by the Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, featuring Viv Nguyen, VMC Chair, County Court Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis,
Corinne Proske, Jobsbank CEO,
Fotini Kypraios, HACCI Chair & Prisma Legal Founder.

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An crowd of people gathered in Melbourne's Federation Square, listening to a speaker at Jobsbank's first Meet The Suppliers event.

Meet your new social impact suppliers

Jobsbank’s first Meet The Suppliers event displayed just a hint of the depth and breadth of Australia’s social impact community.

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