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​Local work for local youth - Disability Employment Guide


National Disability Services of Western Australia
, the peak association for non-government disability service providers in the State and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia have developed the Local work for local youth - Disability Employment Guide.

The guide aims to assist employers engage with young people who have a disability while they are still at school with a view to providing them with employment opportunities.

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Industry Skills Fund Skills Adviser Network

​Industry Skills Fund Skills Adviser Network


The Commonwealth Government has announced the six organisations that will make up the new Industry Skills Fund (ISF) Skills Adviser Network.

  • The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)
  • MAX Solutions Pty Ltd (MAX Employment)
  • Navitas Professional Pty Ltd (Navitas Professional)
  • Chisholm Institute (Chisholm Institute)
  • Communications and Information Technology Training Ltd (CITT)
  • QMI Solutions Ltd (QMI Solutions)

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​New information brochure for employers - Building a positive workplace culture


The Department of Training and Workforce Development, together with our project partners, has published the sixth in a series of workforce planning and development brochures tailored to small to medium businesses. The sixth brochure is titled Building a positive workplace culture.

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​Business Snapshot Online


FREE online tool giving you immediate end-to-end picture of your business


Business Snapshot is a free and confidential online business review tool to help you uncover the key issues that are currently affecting your business. It will provide you with valuable information that will guide you in making informed decisions to enhance the success of your business, and a benchmark to assess future performance and progress.

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​​Restart Program


The Restart program​ was introduced by the Commonwealth Government from the 1st July 2014 to assist employers expand their business and benefit from the experience of mature age workers. The program provides incentives and assistance to encourage as many mature age job seekers as possible to find suitable work and to sta​y off welfare.

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​Employing people with disability


The National Disability Services (NDS) has published a brochure titled Employing people with disability is good for business. This brochure provides information on the assistance available for employers, as well as support services for people with disability.

In a tight and competitive labour market, it makes good business sense to draw upon a currently largely untapped resource – people with disability have the skills, talent, capacity and desire to work.

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​How well do you understand the Aboriginal people you employ?


The Department of Training and Workforce Development's
Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre has published a concise guide to improving the retention rates of Aboriginal employees through supporting their wellbeing and good workplace practices.

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​New information brochure for employers - Run an effective recruitment process


The Department of Training and Workforce Development, together with our project partners, has published the fifth in a series of workforce planning and development brochures tailored to small to medium businesses. The brochure is titled Run an effective recruitment process.

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​ConcessionsWA - all State Government concessions in one place


If you have ever wondered if you might be eligible for a State Government
concession or subsidy, you can now find them all in one convenient place.

ConcessionsWA is a new website hosted by the Department of Local Government and Communities where you can search over 100 rebates, concessions and subsidy schemes provided by the Government of Western Australia.

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​New information brochure for employers - Attracting and recruiting the people you need


The Department of Training and Workforce Development, together with our project partners, has published the fourth in a series of workforce planning and development brochures tailored to small to medium businesses. The brochure is titled Attracting and recruiting the people you need.

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​ASIC launches Small Business Hub


The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
has launched a new online hub for small business owners, which provides all relevant information on compliance, legal obligations, and other regulatory questions in one easy place.

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​New information brochure for employers – Building a culturally diverse workforce


The Department of Training and Workforce Development, together with our project partners, has published the third in a series of
workforce planning and development brochures tailored to small to medium businesses. The third brochure is titled Building a culturally diverse workforce.

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Flexible workplaces: Resources for Western Australian employers and employees


If you are looking for ways to retain key people, meet the needs of clients, and to motivate employees, then flexible work arrangementsmay help your business.

'Flexible work arrangements' is a broad term which covers a wide variety of working patterns, benefits and facilities in the workplace.

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