Back to work
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.