Deadly Yakka program participants and MatchWorks team members.

Queensland Deadly Yakka motivates Indigenous job seekers

Indigenous job seekers in Queensland have recently completed a week-long MatchWorks Deadly Yakka program to assist them in finding employment. The 15 program participants were congratulated and presented with awards at a graduation ceremony held on Friday December 2 at Pine Rivers Golf Club, Kurwongbah. Deadly Yakka is a specifically designed program for unemployed Indigenous… Read more »

BRI Security Business Development Manager Denis Jessop and MatchWorks job seeker Susan.

Susan establishes new security career with help from MatchWorks

Business Risks International Pty Limited (BRI Training) is assisting MatchWorks job seekers with training and employment opportunities. The specialist corporate risk management and security services organisation is also a Registered Training Organisation. They assist MatchWorks clients to complete a Certificate II and III in Security to obtain their licence, and then find suitable employment soon… Read more »

MatchWorks job seeker Sarah.

Hastings job seeker loves new employment

Hastings job seeker Sarah came to MatchWorks in October 2015 wanting to turn her life around after facing several personal difficulties. Sarah, who is a single parent, was experiencing A&OD issues at the time of her MatchWorks appointment and was also unemployed for six years. MatchWorks Hastings Employment Consultant Jennifer Reid assisted Sarah to make… Read more »

City at Work participants and trainers at Melbourne City Football Club.

City at Work provides fun pathways to employment

Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) job seekers from the Whittlesea region are benefiting from a new employment program which officially launched yesterday. City at Work is a collaboration between Melbourne City Football Club, through their charity City in the Community, and local employment providers MatchWorks and Employment Services Group (ESG). The ten-week program, for CALD… Read more »

Residents, their families and officials at the house opening.

Shared supported accommodation officially opened in Frankston

PRESS RELEASE A new shared supported disability accommodation was officially opened yesterday in front of local community in Frankston’s North. Designed, built and managed by Community Housing (Vic) Ltd (CHVL), the innovative high quality development consists of a 6 bedroom home inclusive of 2 semi-independent units under one roof line. This architecturally designed home will… Read more »

MatchWorks, Envision Employment Services and MAX Solutions team members with the Peninsula Sandtrap mini golf course.

Frankston job seekers create mini golf course for local youth

MatchWorks Work for the Dole (WfD) job seekers have assisted in the design and creation of a transportable 9-hole mini golf course for the Frankston City Council North Hangout. The golf course, named Peninsula Sandtrap, was unveiled yesterday at a celebratory event at Frankston North Community Centre. Guests enjoyed a game of mini golf and… Read more »

Kyle Freeman conducts a traditional Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony.

Indigenous employment program closing the gap in New South Wales

Local employment service provider Employment Services Group (ESG), with support from MatchWorks, launched the successful Deadly Yakka program in Lake Haven today for Indigenous job seekers in the region. The initiative, specifically designed for indigenous job seekers, focuses on real employment outcomes and assists people to find a job they will be passionate about. The… Read more »

A tradtional smoking ceremony is held at the Deadly Yakka launch in Gosnells, WA.

Indigenous employment program launches in Western Australia

Local employment service provider Employment Services Group (ESG), with support from MatchWorks, launched the successful Deadly Yakka program in Gosnells today for Indigenous job seekers in the region. The initiative, specifically designed for Indigenous job seekers, focuses on real employment outcomes and assists people to find a job they will be passionate about. The two-week… Read more »

Five Stars

MatchWorks DES sites achieve outstanding results

8 MARCH 2017 MatchWorks Disability Employment Services (DES)┬ásites in Victoria and South Australia have received their performance results for the end of the December 2016 Star Rating period. Some highlights include the Preston, Flemington and Morphett Vale ┬ásites receiving the maximum 5 stars, while Corio, Torquay, Ocean Grove, Elizabeth, and Broadmeadows sites achieved 4 stars…. Read more »