Employment Networks and Resources

'Local jobs for local people' Booklet

The 'Local jobs for local people' handbook is designed to provide local government leaders with the practical knowledge needed to implement the Hume program model in their own communities.

The publication is relevant to federal and state government decision-makers, employers, employment and service providers, vocational training organisations and other organisations working to address unemployment and improve social cohesion. 

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Hume Jobs and Skills Taskforce

In April 2012, Council adopted the establishment of the Hume Jobs and Skills Taskforce (HJSTF), to provide strategic stewardship for planning whole of government and community support to improve employment opportunities for Hume residents and supporting businesses in Hume with the provision of an effective labour supply

Membership includes representation from the two Employment and Learning Committees, all tiers of government, industry, community, secondary and higher education providers..

Representative organisations include:

  • Hume City Council
  • Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business
  • Australian Government Department of Human Services
  • Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • McMahan Osborne Group
  • Brite Industries
  • Scalzo Food Industries
  • TNT Express
  • Nestle Australia
  • DPV Health
  • Bendigo Kangan Institiute
  • RMIT
  • Victoria University
  • Hume Whittlesea Local Learning and Employment Network
  • Hume Employment and Learning Committee
  • Mt Ridley College
  • Deakin University
  • Community Investment Committee
  • Youth Hume Interfaith Network
  • NORTH Link
  • Caravan Trade and Industries Association of Victoria

For further enquiries contact:  9205 2200

Hume Employment and Learning Committee
Is a  formal committee in Hume bringing together employment and learning providers to support the the Hume community is to maximise employment and learning opportunities for Hume residents.  The Hume ELC is represented by jobactive providers, Disability Employment Services (DES) providers, Jobs Victoria Employment Network providers, Department of Human Services (DHS), Hume City Council, Hume Whittlesea Local Learning and Employment Network and Local Training providers.

For further enquiries contact:  9205 2200.

Northern Indigenous Employment Network

Do you want to know more about the supports available in employing Indigenous people? Get support and recognition through Northern Indigenous Employment (NIE). For more information, please visit NIE Group Website

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Updated : 3:05 PM, 3 July 2018

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