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THE BEAUTIFUL Ipswich initiative of Ipswich City Council is set to provide a double whammy of benefits. The city will look more attractive and long-term unemployed people will acquire employment and a stepping stone to a future career. Yesterday Ipswich Mayor Andrew...read more
Congratulations to our graduates! We are so excited that all of our Engineering graduates have commenced employment at Austral Monsoon, and 7 Construction graduates have also gained employment! Thank you to Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for...read more
Congratulations to our friends at OZ Excavator Buckets, who have been selected as a regional finalist in the Medium Employer of the Year category for the Queensland Training Awards! OZ Excavator Buckets has been a great supporter to our Skilling Queenslanders for Work...read more
Congratulations to Nathan Reid who has been selected as a regional finalist under the Equity VET Student of the Year category in the Queensland Training Awards! Nathan graduated from our Skilling Queenslanders for Work Engineering program last year and during his...read more
Congratulations to Simranjit (we call him Justin) on achieving a huge milestone - securing an apprenticeship at GMP Painters! Justin graduated from our Skilling Queenslanders for Work Project in Inala last month. GMP's owner Glen was so impressed with his skills...read more
Thanks to our Work for the Dole Nursery team, we have 10 crates of squashes, corns and other veggies donated to the amazing Ipswich Foodbarn, to help those in need of food in the community! Happy...read more
(Photo: Ipswich YUPI worker John O’Dempsey hands over the harvest to Ipswich Foodbarn Managing Director Kerrod McQuaker.) Local community organisation Ipswich YUPI donated its first batch of fresh vegetables and herbs to Ipswich Foodbarn today. This signalled a major...read more
We all know how difficult it is to open a business, but with the help of Challenge, Totoya opened her own business in the Ipswich mall recently! Totoya was one of the participant of Challenge's Multicultural Economic Participation Project (MEPP). The African hair...read more
We are a group of older women who come together in a friendly relaxed atmosphere to share our skills to help those who are in need in our community of Ipswich. Our main aim is to make life a little better for the little ones in our community who, through no fault of...read more
Grumpy Grandpa’ We are a group of retired pensioners, giving back to the community. Grumpy Grandpa’s Workshop started in 2008 at the rear of the Goodna Neighbourhood House in a small double garage. We soon gained a good...read more
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