Back to work

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THE State Gov­ern­ment’s $100mil­lion Back to Work re­gional jobs pro­gram has helped 93 south-west job seek­ers back into em­ploy­ment. Em­ploy­ment Min­is­ter Grace Grace said the Back to Work pro­gram had sup­ported 38 south-west em­ploy­ers to hire 93 lo­cal job seek­ers. The $20,000 Youth Boost has been ex­tended to Oc­to­ber 31, 2017. Em­ploy­ers re­ceive $15,000 in sup­port for hir­ing a worker who has been out of work for 12 months or more and $20,000 for hir­ing a young job seeker aged be­tween 15 and 24 years of age. Busi­nesses can visit www.qld.gov.au/back­towork or call 13 QGOV (137468) for more in­for­ma­tion.

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