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Living Here

Skilling and employment

 

Where opportunity lives

Yarrabilba’s ambitious commitment to growing its local economy includes the creation of over 13,000 onsite jobs across the Yarrabilba business hub and its bustling future town centre, giving residents valuable opportunities to work or grow businesses in the same community where they live and play. More than 1,700 onsite jobs across various industries including construction, health, education and administration have already been created. 

Business owners, entrepreneurs and new ventures will be supported by a 100-hectare mixed-industry business hub. Close to 20-hectares of this mixed-industry land has already been developed, bringing to Yarrabilba a number of popular services including an ambulance station, tyre and auto services, gyms, swim school, medical practises, professional services, storage facilities and so much more.

 

Expand your horizons at The Exchange

Yarrabilba is providing a place for its residents to prosper, directly linking them to local employment opportunities through The Exchange. Job-ready training is delivered locally and tailored to specific vacancies across a wide range of industries including hospitality, construction, business, aged care, disability services and more.

 

“Since its beginnings in December 2016 The Exchange, which won the ‘Business of the Year’ at the Logan Business Distinction Awards 2019, has become an integral part of the growing Yarrabilba community.”
Shannon Fentiman, Former Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. 

 

Over 2,400 job seekers supported by The Exchange

Over 1,000 people  have been placed into local employment through The Exchange

 



What is it?

The Exchange is a one-stop shop connecting job seeker individuals with employers in the local Yarrabilba area. 

 

What does it do?

Connects local people to local jobs.

 


What does it offer you?

The Exchange provides intensive job search sessions, professional development, training, resume writing and direct links to employment opportunities for local residents. 

Job seekers are provided with information and guidance to help apply for jobs that suits their needs. The training is delivered locally and is tailored to specific vacancies in a wide range of industries including hospitality, construction, business, aged care, disability and more. 

The Exchange aims to connect recruitment, labour hire agencies, businesses, social enterprises and community groups with individuals. 

This is a free service. Parents Next and Disability Employment Services are also managed at The Exchange.

The Exchange is a proud Lendlease initiative proudly supported by Access and The Hornery Institute.

 


Interested?
 
If you are interested in gaining local employment or would like advise on training or help with updating your resume, contact Diana Bryson from Access.
T: (07) 3123 4209  |  0423 311 833   E: [email protected]
 


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