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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Mar 15 2012
It is always a pleasure to receive calls from our past clients who have taken advantage of the opportunities presented to them and value them so highly that they make a decision to give back to the community. After traveling from Kununurra to Perth to study a Cert III in Laboratory Studies Brontae has changed direction and taken up a Business Administration Traineeship with Woodside. One thing that hasn’t changed is her long term goal to study science or media relations  at university.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Mar 11 2012
Wunan Job Services in Halls Creek would like to say a very big THANK YOU to RAPLEY WILKINSON BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION Wunan Job Services was approached late last year with the opportunity to supply Rapley Wilkinson  Building and Construction with workers on a building project to construct 18 houses in Halls Creek. They offered a Traineeship in OSH and a Permanent position as a Site Labourer for fulltime employment. This was welcome news as the offer came at a very opportune time as a Construction course had just been completed in Halls Creek.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Mar 9 2012
The Werlemen partnership consisting of Wunan, Kimberley District High School, Department of Child Protection and MG Corp have held their first meeting for 2012.  On the agenda was the review of the MOU between the partners which was assisted by the School Business Community Partnership Broker The year has started well with 4 girls heading to Boarding school and with 10 girls enrolled in the program so far for 2012.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Feb 29 2012
Garry Daggs of Kimberley District High Schools ‘Follow the Dream’ Program and Cameron Elliott of  Wunan’s Workforce Development Centre discuss plans to provide vocational career assessment workshops and follow up one on one career guidance sessions with the Follow the Dream Students.   Read More.
Feb 14 2012
Wunan to host the Mineral Council of Australia East Kimberley Employment and Enterprise Development Coordinator – Peter Gulliver   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Feb 7 2012
The results are out for November 2011 and Wunan Job Services Australia have recorded a record month of achievements for the Job Services Australia (JSA) team. Throughout the month, 22 jobseekers reached the 13 week mark in employment (3 months) while a further nine reached 26 weeks (6 months). In addition, six completed education courses, with a further 13 clients starting education and 25 placed into employment. 2011 was a year of high productivity for the small but dedicated team of staff who have placed more than 240 clients into employment. Retention rates have also improved with further efforts being made to ensure as many jobseekers as possible are able to maintain their employment. The JSA has also started delivering job readiness training and is working on innovative projects to increase the opportunities for clients throughout the region with the intended outcome being that many more will enter and sustain […]   Read More.
Topic: Employment