Club’s work scheme a model

Updated October 15 2014 - 10:17pm, first published 10:16pm
Win-win for everyone: Richmond Club’s work program that gives job-seekers on-the-job training and tertiary qualifications is hoped to be rolled out across all clubs and businesses. At the summit were Narelle Wheatland, Octec, Macquarie MP Louise Markus, Richmond Club’s employment manager Christen Gower, chairman Jeff Luscombe and chief executive Kimberley Talbot, with Adam Swist from Global Skills, supervisor at the Richmond Club Shawn Smith Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker and job seeker, Shane.

The Richmond Club group’s Work for the Dole program was regarded the ‘‘best example across the country’’ by Assistant Minister for Employment, Luke Hartsuyker, when he visited last week, reports Stephanie Bates.