Jobactive gets almost 8000 into work in Gilmore

Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis continues to meet her promise of helping more people into work, reaching 7,998 placements under the jobactive employment program today.

Mrs Sudmalis said, “Jobs growth in Australia has had the best year on record, increasing for the 17th straight month, the longest run of jobs growth ever and it’s reflected in our local area.”

“Overall unemployment in Gilmore was sitting at 8.9 per cent when I came into the job as the local member. It’s now at 7.7 percent.

“Locally, our Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program is also getting results.

“Some 117 people have entered employability skills training in our area and 658 have now found a job,” Mrs Sudmalis said.

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