The Good people. Good jobs: Queensland Workforce Strategy 2022–2032 builds on programs and services you can access now to find workers, get a good job or help your industry or community move forward.

For employers

Industry Workforce Advisors
Help small to medium businesses identify solutions to their workforce challenges including access to relevant government and industry support.

Workforce Planning Connect
Materials to help you plan what workers you need and ways to find them.

Back to Work
This program provides support payments for eligible employers who hire unemployed Queenslanders with support also offered to find and keep employees.

Employing people
Information to help you employ and manage staff in your business.

Mentoring for Growth
Talk to our mentors to get options and ideas to find workers or help solve other business issues.

Free apprenticeships for under 25s
The Queensland Government will cover the cost of training with a training provider for employees under 25 for 139 apprenticeships and traineeships.

For jobseekers

Find jobs and training support programs
Access support programs to help find a job, choose or change careers and gain new skills.

Skilling Queenslanders for Work
These training projects help jobseekers gain the skills, qualifications and experience they need to enter and stay in the workforce.

Diverse Queensland Workforce program
Support for migrants, refugees and international students aged over 18 to find employment.

Fee Free TAFE
Fee Free TAFE allows eligible Queenslanders to study high priority qualifications for free at TAFE Queensland and CQUniversity.

For industry and communities

Workforce Connect Fund
Learn more about funding for industry and community-led projects to address workforce shortages.

Workforce planning guide
Access a 4-stage approach to developing a region or industry workforce plan.

Growing Workforce Participation Fund
Grant funding up to $200,000 available to industry groups to boost workforce participation.

Gateway to Industry Schools program
Partnerships between schools and industry to show young people what it's like to work in 10 different industries.

Rural Jobs initiative
Supporting Queensland agribusiness to attract, train and retain workers for good jobs in agriculture.

Queensland Future Skills Partnership
Providing new skills to help workers keep up with automation and technology advances in the Queensland resources sector.

Anticipating Future Skills
Access data to identify regional jobs growth or to help you understand what Queensland's future labour market might look like.

Industry Skills Advisors
These advisors work with employers, small businesses and industry bodies to provide advice about industry trends, regional skills needs, training solutions and employment opportunities.

Last updated 13 January 2023

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