Jun
07
2021

Meet our new Community & School Liaison Officer!

ABBTF welcomes Zoey Heather as our new Community & School Liaison Officer in Victoria and Tasmania. Zoey is very passionate about supporting young people on their career journey, a confident communicator and excellent at building and developing relationships. In her previous role, Zoey managed a large number of clients with disabilities. She helped them identify […]

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May
26
2021

Streamlined Claims Process

ABBTF Brickstart Subsidy What is ABBTF Brickstart Subsidy? Australian Brick & Blocklaying Training Foundation Ltd (ABBTF) offers this Brickstart Subsidy of up to $1,000 per year to eligible Employers. The subsidy is payable at the successful completion of each year level over the first three years of the apprentice’s term and reduces the ongoing costs […]

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May
12
2021

The Australian Government budget is out!

Federal Budget 2021-22 With a focus on driving the economic recovery! If you are an employer or a Job seeker here is what you need to know: Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements will now be extended by an extra 6 months – until March 2022 The Federal Government’s JobTrainer program is set to be extended for another […]

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Apr
23
2021

Community & School Liaison Officer-WA

ABBTF welcomes Dion Stewart as our new Community & School Liaison Officer in Western Australia. One week in and Dion has well and truly settled in her new role. Dion attended Perth Jobs Fair this week and had a great experience “There’s nothing like going in the deep end to learn about your new role-just […]

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Apr
20
2021
Bricklayers

HomeBuilder Program – extended from six months to now 18 months

HomeBuilder program has been a key part of the Morrison Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan. HomeBuilder forms part of a range of Australian Government initiatives intended to support confidence in the residential construction sector and encourage consumers to proceed with purchases or renovations that may have been delayed due to uncertainty around the effects of […]

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