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Celebrating achievements of people with disability

TURSA staff members, clients and community members gathered across a number of locations between Forster and Noosaville this week in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the International Day of People with Disability. The morning tea celebration is all about raising public awareness and acknowledgement of people with disability as well as celebrating their achievements and contributions.

Could Youth Jobs PaTH internships be the future of recruiting young people? – How internships can work for you

Youth Jobs PaTH is a flexible new approach to youth employment. Tayla, 19, was drawn to the program as it provided her with the opportunity to gain the skills and work experience she needed to get and keep a job, whilst small business owner, Miss Steevens, was attracted to the program because it provided her with several incentives when taking on a young person.

“Gratitude” – Tailored Programs changing lives

Kendrick worked in his family’s business for as long as he can remember, however, when the business closed he found gaining new employment a struggle. 40-year-old Kendrick was very keen to get back to work as he was main provider for his young family but had difficulty finding employment that fitted with his skills and experience.

Local businesses welcome new Youth Initiative

Eighteen businesses in Kempsey and Port Macquarie have taken on youth interns as part of a new Commonwealth Government strategy to address high levels of youth unemployment on the Mid North Coast. Local businesses such as Lush Skin & Beauty and Eastland Truss & Timber have jumped on board with internships.

TURSA opens new office in Brisbane

Due to its ability to deliver high quality services to employees and employers, Tursa Employment & Training has been requested by the Department of Employment to open an additional office in the Brisbane region. Subsequently, TURSA is proud to announce the opening of our new North Lakes office which recently commenced operation to cater for the organisations expanding role in providing employment services to job seekers.