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MatchWorks moves to remote servicing in flood affected areas

Posted March 1, 2022

Updated 9 March 2022 Severe flooding across QLD and Northern NSW has forced the temporary closure of the following MatchWorks offices until further notice: Brisbane City, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Chermside, Eagleby, Goodna, Greenslopes, Ipswich, Katoomba, Mount Gravatt, Nundah, Redcliffe, Strathpine, Springwood and Windsor. Local teams have now moved to phone and online servicing in impacted…

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Deadly Yakka program to boost Indigenous employment in South Perth

Posted February 24, 2022

MatchWorks was delighted to launch its 51st Deadly Yakka employment program for Indigenous job seekers in South Perth this week. The successful program is helping tackle the high unemployment rates for Indigenous Australians. This launch marked the first of several Deadly Yakka’s to be rolled out nationally throughout the year. “Deadly Yakka has been tremendously…

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Salvo’s partnership helps transform job seeker confidence and skills

Posted February 15, 2022

A long-standing national partnership between Salvos Stores and MatchWorks is changing the lives of unemployed job seekers. Kaleb met with the MatchWorks Mandurah team a year ago, quiet and determined to find work. He successfully completed the PaTH Employability Skills Training online program and attended several employment information sessions. The team also supported Kaleb with:…

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Expo to create new futures for Melton and Wyndham job seekers

Posted February 4, 2022

Local job seekers looking to fast-track a new career are invited to the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo at Cobblebank Stadium on Tuesday 8 February, 2022.    An initiative by The Exchange – Atherstone [Lendlease], the free expo is for City of Melton and Wyndham residents who are aspiring to start a new career where they…

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Footy for Life event tackles mental health in the community

Posted January 28, 2022

Western Australians impacted by mental health and suicide stood together in a show of solidarity at last Saturday’s Footy for Life game day in Perth. MatchWorks was a proud sponsor of the charity event which raised important funds for Lifeline WA and Happiness Co. Around 3500 people had the thrill of watching some of their…

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Putting mental health on the field – an interview with Trish Medwin

Posted January 21, 2022

Ahead of tomorrow’s Footy for Life Game Day, we took the opportunity to chat to Trish Medwin, Captain of the Spartans Women’s AFL team, to find out what she loves about footy and how she looks after her mental health in work and life. What do you love about footy? “AFL is a way of…

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From left to right: Dylan Schultz, Des Headland, Mo Sauzier, Kane Johnson and Ben Cousins with MatchWorks General Manager - Employer Engagement, Nikki Noack.

Footy for Life game day to champion better mental health

Posted January 19, 2022

MatchWorks is proudly sponsoring a Footy for Life Perth fundraising event advocating for better mental health and suicide prevention. Game day kicks off at Leederville Oval from midday, Saturday 22nd January, 2022. The line-up includes the Bennco ex-AFL All-stars game, captained by two footy legends: Live acoustic music, free kids activities, women’s and men’s Club…

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Enriching the future for Indigenous job seekers

Posted December 23, 2021

A partnership between MatchWorks and Amaroo Mining has transformed the lives of five job seekers, while helping the majority Indigenous-owned concrete company find the right people for the business. Respecting the land and people Founded in 2019 by father and son team Lennie and Clint Ross, Amaroo Mining has a strong connection with Country. The…

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Indigenous culture inspires a new purpose – Steven’s story.

Posted December 10, 2021

Surf Coast job seeker Steven has celebrated over 12 months working as a Barista at Narana, a not-for-profit organisation that educates visitors about the world’s oldest living culture. During his professional career, Steven had successfully worked as a social worker, a support worker and a hairdresser. He wanted a career change and completed a pathology…

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Becoming an integral part of the team – Wade’s story.

Posted December 1, 2021

Wade loved his job as an Administration Assistant with the Procurement Team at Deakin University where he had worked from 2017. But when COVID hit in April 2020, Wade, like so many others, was made redundant. With the dedicated assistance of Disability Employment Consultant, Ebony, Wade set about gaining new employment with enthusiasm. He had…

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