Federal Govt. Launches Jobs Plan For Murray And South East Region Of SA

The Local Jobs Plan for the Murray and South East region of South Australia was launched today in Mt Gambier as part of the Australian Government's $62.8 million Local Jobs Program.

The Local Jobs Program supports Australia's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing together expertise and resources to focus on reskilling, upskilling and employment pathways for job seekers in 25 Employment Regions of high unemployment across Australia.

Assistant Minister for Youth and Employment Services, the Hon Luke Howarth MP, said by connecting local experiences and expertise, the task force can really boost employment opportunities and reskill and upskill local people for local jobs.

"The Australian Government is listening. We know local expertise is invaluable to securing local solutions."

Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin said while job opportunities are returning, there is much more to be done.

Image: South East Region of BARKER

"The region has so much to offer. Our Local Jobs Plan will leverage areas of opportunity and use the region's existing competitive advantage and strength, and I strongly encourage local stakeholders to put innovative ideas forward for consideration under the Local Recovery Fund," Mr Pasin said.

For more info on the South East Jobs Plan, click HERE


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