Latest CVGT Australia News including our COVID-19 updates.

Activities and appointments: mutual obligations update

From Monday 28 September, mutual obligation requirements become mandatory for all job seekers, except if you are living in Victoria. We are here to support you through these changes. We understand that everyone’s needs and circumstances are different. Our doors in New South Wales and Tasmania are open to help you for all activities and …

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Students shine in school-based traineeships

The first group of students enrolled in our School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships Indigenous program are about to complete their work placements. Photo: School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships students Ruby, Annalise and Chase (front, left to right), with Robyn McKay from NCCMA, Sharnie Hamilton from Parks Victoria, and Rhonda Penney from CVGT Australia (rear, left …

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Artwork reflects community

The Albury branch has received a colourful and culturally significant addition with a painting from award-winning Aboriginal artist David Dunn that reflects CVGT Australia’s relationship with community. David delivered the artwork to branch manager Lisa O’Dea this week. Lisa said the artwork would be hung in the front section of the branch, which will enable …

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JobSeeker and JobKeeper payment extensions

The JobSeeker and JobKeeper programs will be extended beyond their existing September deadlines, albeit with reductions in payments. JobSeeker Since March, the maximum $550 a fortnight JobSeeker has been effectively doubled to about $1100 a fortnight with the introduction of the coronavirus supplement. From September 25, the supplement will fall to $250 a fortnight, taking …

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Support for Victorian businesses and employees

Victorian companies and their employees can access a range of support services as they deal with the increased number of COVID-19 infections and level of restrictions being applied to businesses, reports Service Australia. Employees who don’t have any income because they have been directed to self-isolate or quarantine at home by the Victorian Department of …

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Local Aboriginal COVID-19 response networks

Aboriginal communities are working to establish Local Aboriginal COVID-19 Response Networks to help deliver important services local communities. The networks, to be completed with the Victorian Government, will be designed to be a platform where community members and organisations can access and share information about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts; seek referral points; raise …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Isolation and Worker Support Payments

Information about financial support for Victorian workers who are waiting for test results or self-isolating. Victorian workers can apply for a $300 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Isolation Payment that provides financial support while they self-isolate to wait for the results of a coronavirus (COVID-19) test. If you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or are a close …

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Update: Mutual Obligation Requirements

Our staff are continuing to work with you during these challenging times. While our branches remain closed to visitors following government advice on social distancing measures you can still contact us via phone or email to discuss your job seeking requirements. The Federal Government has announced changes to mutual obligation requirements, which now differ across …

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