CVGT Australia is set to expand into North and North West Tasmania after winning a new contract to provide employment services to unemployed people in the region.

Under the five-year contract, CVGT Australia will deliver the new jobactive program that will assist eligible job seekers to find and keep a job and ensure employers are receiving candidates that meet their business needs

CVGT Australia CEO Paul Green said the company was delighted with securing the contract which will commence on July 1.

“CVGT Australia has been delivering employment services for more than 30 years and we are excited to have won the tender.

“For employment services, we have been successful in winning business in three states, expanding our employment services program from Victoria only.

“We will be operating from 10 new locations in North and North West Tasmania including Devonport, Launceston, Bridport, Burnie, Queenstown, Flinders Island, King Island, Rosebery, Smithton and St Helens. We will also be opening 17 locations in the Murray Riverina area in New South Wales and continue to deliver employment services in the Goulburn Murray region from 19 locations.

“Our Work for the Dole program in the Goulburn Valley will be expanded to include the Goulburn Murray region and will be delivered from 12 locations and the new Wimmera Mallee program will operate from 13 locations.

“This is an exciting time of change for our company. We will be employing 21 staff in Tasmania,” Mr Green said.

The current Job Services Australia contract will expire June 30 and commence jobactive from July 1.

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