Posts tagged "Employment"

Major Projects To Support Skills & Create Local Jobs – Nardella

At least 10 per cent of the work carried out on Victoria’s major projects will be undertaken by apprentices, trainees or engineering cadets. Minister for Public Transport and Employment Jacinta Allan today announced the Major Projects Skills Guarantee, which mandates minimum apprenticeship requirements for all publically funded major projects. Melton MP Don Nardella said: The […]

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Victoria’s unemployment rate falls

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA has welcomed news from the state Treasurer, Tim Pallas, that Victoria’s unemployment has dropped. Mr Nardella said: ABS Labour Force data released yesterday showed that Victoria’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.6% – and is now below the national rate of 5.9%. Over the month of October, Victoria […]

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Chair of labour hire inquiry announced

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA has welcomed the appointment of Professor Anthony Forsyth as the chair of the Andrews Labor Government’s inquiry into the labour hire industry and insecure work in Victoria. Mr. Nardella said: The inquiry would investigate the practices of rogue labour hire companies, insecure work, sham contracting and the abuse […]

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New small business workshops for Melton

Small businesses in the Melton area will be able to access relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing their business at a workshop to be held on Wednesday 11 March 2015. Through the program, businesses and prospective business owners are provided with the facts and advice needed to make informed decisions and create a platform […]

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Easter Sunday now a public holiday

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA would like to inform workers that the Andrews Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to make Easter Sunday a public holiday. Mr Nardella said: Commencing this year, the Easter Sunday public holiday will make sure shift workers who need to work on Easter Sunday are paid […]

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Work begins on Victoria’s newest prison

The Member for Melton, Don Nardella MLA is delighted that work has begun on the new Ravenhall Prison Project – Victoria’s newest prison for 1000 offenders. Mr Nardella said: The project summary for the men’s medium-security prison was tabled in Parliament today. The contract was signed by the former government in September 2014. This is […]

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Labor to bring back tech schools across Victoria

Victoria has the highest youth unemployment rate on the Australian mainland. Getting our youth into employment starts with meaningful education. An Andrews Labor Government will build ten Tech Schools across Victoria. Tech Schools will be established in the Gippsland, Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong, Monash, Casey, Wyndham, Banyule, Yarra Ranges and the Whittlesea regions. Focusing on local […]

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TAFE cuts make Melbourne’s west a land of lost opportunity

Under the Napthine government, there has been $1.2 billion in cuts to TAFE and 2500 jobs lost. Youth unemployment has hit 20% – we need TAFE more than ever. The Liberals have gutted TAFE in Melbourne’s West. Our courses have been slashed, our teachers have been fired, some campuses may even close. Under the Liberals […]

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Back to Work: Victorian Labor’s plan for 100,000 jobs

An Andrews Labor Government will act immediately on Victoria’s jobs crisis with Back To Work, a landmark plan to work with business leaders, grow our industries and help create 100,000 full time jobs for the unemployed. The Back To Work plan includes: The Back To Work Act – a $100 million fund to provide payroll […]

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