Latest CVGT Australia News including our COVID-19 updates.

Closing the Gap

Local artist Ronald Kerr explains the meaning of his painting ‘Closing the Gap’ which holds pride of place in the foyer of the CVGT Australia Head Office located in Bendigo. Ronald Kerr is part of the traditional owner group of Dja Dja Wurrung Country, Central Victoria, and works with Dja Dja Wurrung as a Project …

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Gradual Return to Mutual Obligation Requirements

As announced by Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, mutual obligation requirements will recommence in a limited capacity from Tuesday 9 June 2020. This gradual approach to the reintroduction of compulsory mutual obligation requirements will support job seekers to engage with employment services and adjust to mutual obligations requirements …

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Finding Work in the Australian Jobs Market factsheet

A factsheet for job seekers is now available – to provide advice and tips on finding employment based on the department’s Vacancy Report and Survey of Employers’ Recruitment Insights. Key insights for job seekers include: ​stay updated on jobs and sectors in demand know where to find job opportunities understand your transferrable skills be ready to apply online. …

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An update for sole traders and self-employed people

Sole traders, and those who have been self-employed, would normally identify their status through the JobSeeker Payment claim process and would be granted an exemption from mutual obligation requirements.  However, recently it has been noted that a small number of sole traders/self-employed people have not identified themselves as such, and may therefore have been referred …

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Short, online courses open now for job seekers who have lost their job due to COVID-19

Job seekers who are have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 and who are looking to upskill or retrain now have access to short, online courses in the high-demand areas of nursing, teaching, health, IT and science. Courses are heavily discounted for students, and payment can be deferred through HECS-HELP for those who are eligible. …

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Disability Information Helpline launched

The Australian Government has launched a new Disability Information Helpline for people with disability, their families, carers, support workers and services who need help because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you have a COVID-19 related question and do not know where to start, you can contact the Helpline from Monday to Friday 8:00am to 8:00pm (AEST) …

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Do you have a condition affecting your work? Work Assist is here to help you.

If you are an employee and have an injury, disability or health condition which is making it difficult for you to complete the roles within your job, then you may be able to seek help from the Work Assist program at CVGT. Work Assist provides support to eligible employees who have difficulty completing essential requirements …

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Don’t let this crisis put you off job searching, there’s opportunities waiting.

We encourage any new or existing job seekers to connect with CVGT to receive employment support to make the most of increased demand in certain industries. Various industries are growing right now and need additional staff to meet demands. Jobs are available within the following industries: Security Manufacturing Supermarkets Construction Call centres Transport & logistics …

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