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BUSY At Work’s Alan Kent is Ready to Make a Difference in Gladstone

BUSY At Work’s Alan Kent is Ready to Make a Difference in Gladstone

BUSY has been servicing Gladstone businesses and the community since 2006 and since commencing with BUSY just five weeks ago, Alan has been working hard to build a strong collaboration with the employment services sector, industry and the community. Having been based in Gladstone for the past 13 years, Alan is fully aware how Gladstone is constantly changing and evolving.

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New Initiative to Highlight the Value of Apprenticeships and VET

New Initiative to Highlight the Value of Apprenticeships and VET

A new initiative launched today by the Federal Government showcases and promotes a diverse range of rewarding careers available via vocational education and training (VET).

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Gala Event marks a BUSY 40 Years of Employment Services

Gala Event marks a BUSY 40 Years of Employment Services

“It’s a great success story – for our clients and for improving Australian society through helping people into meaningful and productive work,” Mr Miles said. The BUSY Group – originally “BUSY Inc” – was founded in 1977, with a remit from then President Martin Punch to help homeless youth on the Gold Coast.

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Full-time Employment Increases for 13th Straight Month

Full-time Employment Increases for 13th Straight Month

According to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today, full-time employment has increased for the 13th consecutive month. In trend terms, full-time employment grew by a further 16,000 jobs in October, while part-time employment increased by 4,000 jobs. This reflects the continued strength in employment growth in the Australian labour market. “Full-time employment has now increased by... Read More ➝

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Harry Takes on Ambassadorship Role For New GC101 Campaign

Harry Takes on Ambassadorship Role For New GC101 Campaign

Late last year 18 year old Harry Brickles began to seriously contemplate what career path he wanted to follow for the rest of his life. Having just finished Year 12, Harry’s school results could have given him direct entry into university but instead he decided to follow his passion and secure an automotive light vehicle apprenticeship during BUSY At Work’s GC101 campaign. Now twelve months into his apprenticeship with Grand Motors at Southport, Harry is keen to play a key role as one of six inaugural ambassadors for thi

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Max Ready To Cook Up a Storm For New GC101 Campaign

Max Ready To Cook Up a Storm For New GC101 Campaign

As the latest ambassador for BUSY At Work’s GC101 campaign, Max Hall has always had a passion for food so it’s not surprising to hear him talking enthusiastically about where this passion might take him in the future. “With cooking you learn so many things you can take into your everyday life. When you get home from work it’s reassuring to know that you have the skills to cook something really nice.” “You can have small family dinners where you can cook for everyone and they all really appreciate the hard work yo

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Silvio Backs New GC101 Campaign

Silvio Backs New GC101 Campaign

First year motor mechanic apprentice Silvio De Vito has learnt a lot during the past year. After securing an apprenticeship with Von Bibra Auto Village, Robina during BUSY At Work’s GC101 campaign last year, Silvio is keen to play a role in this year’s campaign.

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Elloyse Cuts Out A New Career in The Hairdressing Industry

Elloyse Cuts Out A New Career in The Hairdressing Industry

Elloyse Eldridge has always demonstrated a natural flair for hairdressing and making people feel good about themselves. The bubbly seventeen year old who recently signed up as ambassador for BUSY At Work’s GC101 campaign has fitted in very well at the Next International salon at Oxenford.

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Harry Finds His Passion For Landscaping Through Transition to Work Program

Harry Finds His Passion For Landscaping Through Transition to Work Program

Three years ago Harry Lovett made the decision to quit school and take time out to consider what he wanted to do with his life. Dropping out in Year 10, the former Noosa District State High School student was determined to follow his own path and make a success of his life. After working in a couple of labouring jobs Harry decided to try his hand at landscaping and since then he hasn’t looked back.

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Dane Fast Tracks His Way into Motor Career

Dane Fast Tracks His Way into Motor Career

Ever since he was a young teenager Dane Mackie has always enjoyed tinkering with cars and watching the V8 Supercars on television. “I love working on cars and couldn’t think of a better job to have as a full time career,” Dane said. While it hasn’t always been a smooth ride for the former Noosa District State High School student, the dream of becoming a motor mechanic is now well and truly alive after Dane secured a full time position as a Trades Assistant with Ken Mills Toyota in Maroochydore.

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