Recommendation 5.1 – National strategy to enhance language, literacy and numeracy skills of job seekers
This initiative is being led by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE).
DIISRTE will chair the Foundation Skills Working Group to develop the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults. The strategy will be submitted to the Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (SCOTESE) at the end of 2011.
A new model to create regional fly in, fly out hubs will be piloted in the south east of South Australia.
Working in collaboration with the District Council of Grant in the south east region of South Australia, the pilot will be facilitated by leading jobs website for the Australian resource sector, The Resource Channel, which also developed the model.
Newcrest Mining Limited scooped the top award at the 2012 Randstad Awards held in Sydney on 17 May 2012. Not only did Newcrest win the most attractive employer in Australia award, we also took the top spot in the Mining and Natural Resources category.