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Jobs for the Future Economy

Posted in Policies by Kate Archdeacon on May 12th, 2010

Source: Sustainable Living Space

Jobs Future Economy – Victoria’s Action Plan for Green Jobs sets out actions across Government to secure jobs in a low carbon economy. These actions support jobs growth and will improve environmental outcomes. They are designed to build resilience in our economy, maximise investment, facilitate regional development, and encourage businesses, families and communities to reduce their energy and water consumption.  This Action Plan outlines what we can do right now to facilitate green investment and secure jobs for the long-term. It provides incentives to accelerate innovation and the uptake of green technologies, and signals how we will build the green skills needed in our workforce – providing our children with skills for the new economy.

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Commonwealth Government’s new Jobs Fund and Community Gardens

Posted in Seeking by Devin Maeztri on May 14th, 2009

The $650 million is part of the Governments Jobs and Training Compact.  The Jobs Fund will support and create jobs and improve skills, by funding projects that build community infrastructure and create social capital in local communities.

The Jobs Fund comprises three streams of funding:

  • $300 million Local Jobs stream to support community infrastructure projects with a focus on the promotion of environment-friendly technology and heritage
  • $ 200 million Get Communities Working stream for self-sustaining projects which create jobs and provide activities and services to improve community amenity
  • $150 million Infrastructure Employment Projects stream for investment in infrastructure projects which generate jobs in regions affected by the economic downturn

For more information visit the Australian Government – Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.