Nimble News 18th July 2022


The FFTITC team has grown!


We would like to introduce Julia and Rani our new team members.


Julia FitzGerald is our new Team Support Officer, who can be contacted here


Rani Thulasy joins us as our new Industry Consultant. Rani's experience has included working with the Department of Training and Workforce and the State Training Board. Rani's sectors include:

  • Animal Care & Management

  • Conservation and Land Management

  • Food & Beverage & Seafood

  • Horticulture

  • Rural Production

Rani can be contacted here

 

Other Nimble News Stories:


Career Practitioners INVITED!

The Food Fibre and Timber Industries in partnership with the Australian Glass and Windows Association AGWA Home is hosting an information session for Career Practitioners on 10th August at 4pm. Excellent opportunity to learn about an amazing industry. Click here for more info.



Have your say! Review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is updating ANZSCO and invites submission on the way skills are reflected and how ANZSCO is maintained. To find out how to have your say, click here.



For the Agriculture and Production Horticulture Industries: Provide Feedback on Industry Skills, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities.

Skills Impact has prepared a draft Industry Skills Report which is available for review. Feedback is required by 31st July.



For the Amenity Horticulture, Landscaping, Conservation & Land Management Industries: Provide Feedback on Industry Skills, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities.

Skills Impact has prepared a draft Industry Skills Report which is available for review. Feedback is required by 31st July.



For the Meat Processing Sector: Provide Feedback on Industry Skills, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities.

Skills Impact has prepared a draft Industry Skills Report which is available for review. Feedback is required by 31st July.



For Private RTOs: Jobs and Skills WA Training Programs (TWDV0349/2022)

The Department of Training and Workforce Development is tendering to establish the apprenticeship, traineeship, PIT and Participation Program Panels. RTOs interested will need to check with Tenders WA and search for the tender.



Regional Funding Opportunities: Regional Economic Development Grants

Round five Regional Economic Development Grants applications now open for projects that support jobs and business opportunities. Contact your Regional Development Commission.



Funding opportunity: Aboriginal Ranger Program now open.

Up to $10 million will be available from the ARP Development Fund to support new and emerging ranger programs. Applications close 26 August 2022



ATO: Super changes on the 1st July

As of the 1st July, there are changes to who is eligible for super and how much you need to pay.



Interesting graphs from the Productivity Commission.

The Australian Government has some set performance measures around housing, education, skills and healthcare. These graphs show how they are doing. Interesting reading.



2021 Census Data.

The Census provides a valuable snapshot of information about Australians that reflects our community at the time the Census was undertaken. The ABS will release 2021 Census data in a staged approach.



For Career Starters: Fair Work Ombudsman” New Guide, “Before Starting Employment”

Find out about your rights, entitlements and responsibilities before you start a new job.



Future of Food Marketing and Consumer Trends with Prof David Hughes

Enjoy breakfast on 28 July with the Future Food Network and Prof David Hughes…



For Career Practitioners: The OECD has published a new report on Strengthening Career Guidance for Mid-Career Adults in Australia.



For Albany Stakeholders: New automation equipment at Albany TAFE

Investment in new equipment ensures local students can future-proof their career choices. Students can experience new tech including a robotic track, a drone system, laser cutters and 3D printers.



For Career Practitioners: “Jillaroo of all Trades”

Australian Farmers are highlighting the career story of Lucy Collingridge who has caught the farming bug.


We hope that this has been of some assistance. Food, Fibre and Timber Industries Training Council

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