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Acfa Industry Connect Logo
11 May 2021

ACFA brings together the industry at our Industry Connect Events with the next one scheduled in Victoria, Thursday, 3 June 2021 with keynote presentation by Victoria Building Authority relating to the trade registration requirements.

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Hiring 4074021 640
25 Mar 2021

Trainer and Assessor - Southern Suburbs Sydney

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2021 Award Logo
4 Mar 2021

Early Bird Entries now open for the 2021 ACFA National Industry Awards.

Enter now and save.

Early Bird Entries close 31 May 2021.

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Public Holiday Cloud
30 Nov 2020

List of public holidays for each state and territory in 2020.

These holidays may be subject to change (including additional holidays) by proclamation or gazettal by the relevant state or territory government.

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Head Start
19 Oct 2020

Head Start is an apprenticeship and traineeship pathway that allows school students to spend more time working, while completing the necessary vocational training, and a senior secondary qualification.

Head Start is being delivered through ten clusters of schools across Victoria to enable Head Start students to complete VCE/ VCAL while progressing through to the completion of an apprenticeship or traineeship.

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Apprentice Wage Subsidy 2021
7 Oct 2020

The Australian Government in the Budget 2020/21 announced funding for 100,000 new apprentices and trainees through a $1.2 billion Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement fund.

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First Super Logo
16 Sep 2020

We’re reminding employers of the ways we can support you and your staff during this difficult period. The following articles highlight key resources for staying on top of your workplace-specific restrictions, as well as finding ways to improve sleep, manage stress, and support general well-being.

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Business Victoria
14 Sep 2020

The Victorian Government is investing $3 billion to help businesses impacted by ongoing restrictions and prepare for COVID Normal business.

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Business Victoria
9 Sep 2020

About the program

The Victorian Government is partnering with the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and IndustryExternal link (opens in same window) (VCCI) to deliver a business mentoring program to help small businesses navigate the economic challenges posed by restrictions to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Nsw Government Waratah Logo 2009
31 Aug 2020

The NSW Government is providing a grant for small businesses in eligible local government areas (LGAs) that have been impacted by the closure of the NSW and Victorian border

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