Helping local people get jobs: insights from the Brotherhood of St. Laurence experience in Fitzroy and Collingwood
This report briefly describes the Brotherhood of St. Laurence’s work to assist long-term unemployed residents of two inner city housing estates to gain employment.
It outlines a model of labour market assistance based on investment in pre-vocational training, paid and unpaid work experience, traineeships, post-placement support and long-term personal support.
It concludes with learnings from the project and policy implications for the Commonwealth government.
Last updated on 16 June 2020