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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 16 September 2021) . . Page.. 2722 ..


2. Worldview Foundation received ACT Government funding in 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 via the Future Skills for Future Jobs Grants Program administered by Skills Canberra. The funding was provided for the delivery of targeted skills development programs, with a portion of the funding allocated to the employment of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people via an Australian Apprenticeship pathway or paid work experience.

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

Traineeships for Disadvantaged

$50,000

$45,472

-

Pre-apprenticeship Program for the Disadvantaged

-

-

$25,000

3. Worldview Foundation received ACT Government funding of $50,000 (GST exclusive) in 2019-20 via the ACT Adult Community Education Grants Program. This funding was provided for the delivery of the On-the-Job Training and Employability Preparedness program over two years from May 2020 until March 2022. The program supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander long-term unemployed participants to undertake a one-month on-the-job and classroom-based employment preparedness program comprising non-accredited foundation skills training. To date, the program has supported four participants to gain employment.

4. In 2018-19 as under the Future Skills for Future Jobs Grants Program administered by Skills Canberra noted in question 2.

5. Refer to answer to question 1.


Bimberi Youth Justice Centre—youth workers(Question No 411)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Families and Community Services, upon notice, on 6 August 2021:

(1) Were 17 new youth workers reported to have commenced employment in June 2020 at the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre following a recruitment round; if so, how many of these 17 youth workers are still currently employed to the date this question on notice was published.

(2) How many recruitment rounds occurred after the aforementioned recruitment round, on what dates did they occur and how many youth workers commenced employment as a result of each recruitment round.

(3) How many youth workers commencing employment from each subsequent recruitment round are still currently employed to the date this question on notice was published.

Ms Davidson: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

1. Of the 17 Youth Workers, 16 have remained employed at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre (Bimberi).

2. There have been three recruitment rounds since June 2020. The table below outlines the month the recruitment was completed and the number of Youth Workers that were employed.


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