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25% Payroll Tax Rebate for Apprentices & Trainees

Queensland employers who hire apprentices and new trainees are set to benefit under the new budget reforms. In keeping with it’s election commitment, the Queensland Government will grant a 25% rebate of payroll tax on the wages of new trainees

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Posted in INCENTIVES FOR INDUSTRY, INDUSTRY UPDATES, TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE

Do you want $10,000? Hire a mature-age person!

With so much talk of funding cuts floating around these days, it is worth while revisiting an Employer Incentive from last year.  Eligible employers will receive $3000 if they hire a full-time mature age job seeker (over 50 yrs who was previously unemployed

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Posted in BUSINESS INSIGHTS, INDUSTRY UPDATES

Safe Night Out Strategy – advertising campaign

The Queensland Government launched a Safe Night Out Strategy advertising campaign on Saturday 9 August 2014. It is a public awareness campaign to draw attention to the Safe Night Out Strategy and its zero tolerance on anti-social behaviour and drug

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Posted in Drugs, INDUSTRY UPDATES, NEWS FROM OLGA

Training benefits YOUR BUSINESS

Investing time and money in the training, skills and knowledge of your employees can greatly benefit your business through: increased employee motivation increased morale and staff retention (by offering training to your staff you can build a sense of worth and

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Posted in BUSINESS INSIGHTS, TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE

Subsidised training for existing workers and Bosses.

Although the Government has ceased to fund training for existing workers and Bosses, there are still some avenues left for cheaper (but not free) qualifications to be attained by R.P.L. (recognition of prior learning). Candidates need a good history of employment

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Posted in BUSINESS INSIGHTS, INDUSTRY UPDATES, TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE

Latest Training Incentives for Industry

I’m sure you have been confused by all the media hype regarding Incentives for taking on a new Trainee or Apprentice – is it still worth the angst? Here’s the latest information – you can be sure that this will

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Posted in INDUSTRY UPDATES

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