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Application Deadline Extended

16.07.2013
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Applications for the Migrant Communities Employment Fund have been extended to the 9 August 2013.

The closing date for the first round of applications for the new Migrant Communities Employment Fund has been extended. The Migrant Communities Employment Fund will support innovative projects that help unemployed and underemployed migrant and refugee job seekers prepare for and gain sustainable employment and progress their careers.

The Australian Government has committed $6 million to the fund over two years, with each project to be funded up to $200,000.

Migrant community organisations, other community organisations, employment service providers and employers are […]

Migrant Communities Employment Fund

10.07.2013
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The Australian Government has announced a $6.6 million fund to help tackle higher levels of unemployment amongst immigrant and refugee workers in Australia.

The Migrant Communities Employment Fund (MCEF) will be geared towards supporting the creation of innovative and sustainable employment opportunities for underemployed first and second generation immigrant and refugee job seekers and will be available over two years.

Under the scheme, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community groups, employment service providers and employers will receive funding to develop and implement innovative initiatives aimed at assisting immigrant and refugee job seekers to prepare for, and ultimately gain, employment […]

Sample Cover Letter Templates

4.07.2013
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Check out some of the sample cover letters you can download and use as a template for your next job application
Youth Central have a range of different cover letter templates you review and modify to suit your needs. Check them out on the following link, Youth Central.
Also don’t forget to check out our cover letter writing guide […]

The MEF’s First General Meeting

30.06.2013
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The first ever general meeting for the Melbourne Employment Forum is coming up soon and we would love to see you there.

The meeting will discuss the new Federal Government initiative- Migrant Communities Employment Fund and will also discuss the Melbourne Employment Forum’s ongoing commitment to reducing unemployment and underemployment amongst migrant communities in Melbourne. This meeting will be attended by Hon. Bill Shorten, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations; Adam Bandit MP, Deputy Leader of Australian Greens and other dignitaries.

Date: 5th of July, 2013
Time: 10am- 2pm
Place: Flemington […]