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Wide Bay records highest number of jobs since 2012

The Wide Bay has experienced its largest number of recorded jobs since July 2012 – with 120,900 total jobs now recorded in the region.

AgProspects program open to enter farm jobs

The successful AgProspects program to help Bundaberg Region residents into farm jobs has been extended after positive early results.

Peter Kirby retires after almost 25 years of service

Being thrown in at the deep end is what retiring Parks Group Supervisor Peter Kirby attributes to his success at leadership roles within Council.

Trainees thrive in conservation and land management

Twenty hands make light work as 10 Impact trainees gain their Cert 1 in Conservation and Land Management with help from Bundaberg Regional Council.

More employers urged to join youth jobs commitment

More Bundaberg Region employers are being asked to join Council in a three-pronged approach to tackle high youth unemployment.

Leanne Rudd steps up as Impact chair

Impact Community Services has a new Board Chair as former treasurer and respected businesswoman Leanne Rudd steps up into the position.

Impact awarded five stars for jobactive

Impact Community Services in Bundaberg has been awarded a five-star rating through the Federal Government's jobactive program.

‘Massive' leap in labour force participation

Economist Ben Artup looks at labour force data for the Wide Bay Burnett region showing a "massive" 3 per cent increase in the participation rate.

Training opportunities increase during COVID-19

Training opportunities in the Bundaberg Region have increased to help unemployed people gain valuable skills during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Donna offered permanent work from RET program

Regional Employment Trial graduate Donna Payne has been offered permanent employment with Southen Cross Support Services

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