Hon Judi Moylan

Work for the Dole brings benefits to Pearce

The Minister for Workforce Participation, Peter Dutton, has announced 784 new Work for the Dole projects across Australia, offering 8,597 places for job seekers. “Work for the Dole participants are providing local communities with services and facilities we might not otherwise have, the Member for Pearce, Judi Moylan, said today. “Through this program, Work for the Dole participants are improving their prospects of finding a job,” she said. Ms Moylan said 19 new projects in Pearce, with places for 148 job seekers. Projects include – Name of project Description Location Places Kids Size Participants will be constructing Northam 5 child size furniture wooden furniture for distribution Junior Care Participants will be involved with Northam 2 the day to day running of the Northam childcare centre in an administration role Institute Revamp Participants will demolish and Narrogin 6 reconstruct walls and sand and seal floors at the Railway Institute Building at Narrogin Beverley Telecentre Supporting the community by Beverley 3 Talk assisting people to connect to Government services and to learn administrative skills Pingelly People Administration – learning Pingelly 2 Support computer skills, research and reception work and landscaping for the gardens Art Attack Daily operations of the Avon Northam 2 Valley Arts Society. Administrative duties. South West Clerical, gardening, general Across 25 Work Experience maintenance South West (this one crosses into the electorates of Pearce, O’Connor and Forrest) Healing Hands Working with health care York 1 Professionals at the York Health Service, learning remedial massage and working in Aged Care York FM II Participants will be performing York 2 beautification to the York FM Building – painting, carpentry and sound proofing Neighbourhood Participants will assist the Brookton Brookton 1 Network – Brookton telecentre with administration duties Park Repair Participants will be involved in the Yanchep 10 Yanchep Rejuvenation of Yanchep National Park and general duties Community Support Assisting Not For Profit Darlington 20 Brigade 2 organisations in the City of Swan Middle Swan area and in the Hasluck electorate The Wanneroo Gaining experience in media Clarkson 12 City Community tasks such as video/CD compilation, Wanneroo Video editing and interviewing Directory Neighbourhood Day to day running of the Lancelin 1 Network – Lancelin Lancelin Telecentre Shopping Business Developing retail skills, stocking, Clarkson 6 display and pricing Right Hand Man Create a safe activity for Whiteman 15 children in the park, including building, landscaping, renovating and gardening Mostly Maintenance Making, repairing and repainting Quinns Rocks 20 Signage throughout the City of and Moore Joondalup and winter planting WA Retail Know Participants will gain skills Clarkson 8 How 3 and experience in all aspects of Ellenbrook retail other electorates Mundaring Assisting with community visual Chidlow 7 Community Arts arts projects and events Mount Helena And Music Program Mundaring Ms Moylan said that since Work for the Dole was set up in late 1997, 23,252 projects had been approved across Australia, providing places for 352,174 unemployed people. “Whether it’s building playground equipment, restoring historic buildings or helping local tourism operations, Work for the Dole participants are making a very positive contribution to society,” she said. “The Howard Government is firmly committed to Work for the Dole. "I especially congratulate the local Community Work Coordinators and project sponsors who have successfully proposed these very worthwhile projects in Pearce.”

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