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Beautiful Ipswich Project continues to beautify and benefit

Beautiful Ipswich Project continues to beautify and benefit

Challenge Employment and Training in collaboration with the Ipswich City Council has been working to beautify Ipswich one park at a time. Beautiful Ipswich is an Ipswich City Council initiative that aims to beautify major thoroughfares and street scapes, create attractive parks and recreational pathways and improve waterways throughout time-honoured suburbs.

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A success story that is set to inspire most

Jahmal Matenga-Wilson came to Challenge Employment and Training to complete the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Certificate II in Engineering Pathways, however his path before reaching us involved many struggles.

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Construction traineeship sees young Kodi land his dream apprenticeship

We met Kodi Stevans earlier this year when he came to Challenge Employment and Training to complete the Skilling Queenslanders for Work Certificate I in Construction! Kodi worked on the Cooneana Heritage Centre Project where the trainees worked with two non-for-profit organisations – the Ipswich Historical Society Inc. and the Ipswich Genealogical Society Inc to help them improve two historic buildings – Brighton House and Briggs House which are both located in New Chum.

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Beauty and jobs bonus from council project

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...

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Harvet Time!

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...

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