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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Mar
22
2021
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YOU CAN RECEIVE $2,000 – APPRENTICE INCENTIVES

Are you a Bricklaying Apprentice? Have you completed 12 months? YOU CAN RECEIVE $1,000 and an additional $1,000 at completion of the apprenticeship. Via Federal Government Additional Identified Skills Shortage (AISS) payment incentive!   WHAT IS (AISS) The Additional Identified Skills Shortage (AISS) payment is available to eligible apprentices commencing from 1 July 2019 and […]

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Mar
10
2021

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) PROGRAM – Update

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) Program   With the extension of the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program recently announced – Further new job opportunities will be created for apprentices and trainees across Australia as part of the Morrison Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan. The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program is fully subscribed, helping to […]

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