Annual Report 2017 - 18

Department of Jobs and small Business Inforgraphic

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Together in 2017-18 some key avhievement of the Department of Jobs and Small Business:

  • jobactive celebrated 1,000,000 job placements since July 2015
  • Fair Entitlements Guarantee recognised with Prime Minister's Award 2017 in public sector management
  • Seasonal Worker Programme delivered approximately $144 million in NET income gains to participating countries in the pacific region
  • Entrepreneurship Facilitators helped over 13,800 people start or grow their own business
  • ParentsNext - 24,160 parents were referred to project providers
  • Fair Work Amendment (Protecting vulnerable workers) Act took effect on September 2017
  • YouthJobs PaTH - Prepare Trial Hire - 29,462 commencements in PaTH Employability Skills Training courses, 6,048 PaTH internships established, 25,439 Youth Bonus Wage Subsidy agreements
  • 46.1 per cent of Transition to Work job placements were converted to a sustainability outcome
  • People Strategy 2018-2022 was releasded to help guide decisions about what and how the department best supports and develops its people
  • Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2018-2020 - Ensures the department remains an inclusive and safe place for people to work, while embracing and celebrating all differences
  • Learning Framework - Provides learning and development activities for all staff to help build capability and inclusion.