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Welcome to the latest issue of the FutureNow News: Your Workforce, Your Future
FutureNow would like to wish you and your family a wonderful and safe festive season and a prosperous new year. Thank you for all your support this past year and we look forward to working with you in 2016.
Inside this issue:
Training for the Outdoor Recreation Sector: Future Priorities
Service Skills Australia has released a report, Training for the Outdoor Recreation Sector: Future Priorities to assist the outdoor industry to develop a business case for submission to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), under the new training package development process commencing January 2016. Read more.
FutureNow visits Albany
FutureNow Project Manager for Sport and Recreation Rachael Davidson completed a visit to Albany in November to participate in a PD day for VET teachers from the Great Southern Region, organised by the Department of Education. Read more.
FutureNow CEO attends Peel Regional Investment Blueprint launch
FutureNow CEO, Julie Hobbs attended the launch of the Peel Regional Investment Blueprint held at the Sebel Mandurah on Thursday 17 December. Read more.
Click here to view the Peel Regional Investment Blueprint.
AusPlay - The Australian Sports Commission's national population tracking survey
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has announced the commencement of AusPlay, a national population tracking survey. Read more.
Release of Sport and Recreation Human Resources Tool Kit
A Human Resources Tool kit has been developed by Apex Human Resources Consultancy for the Department of Sport and Recreation to support the level and quality of human resources management within the sport and recreation industry in Western Australia. For further information, and to view the tool kit components, click here.
Tourism workers in demand for Western Australia
According to the Australian Tourism Labour Force Report: 2015-2020, almost 13,000 tourism and hospitality staff will be needed in WA over the next five years. Read more
FutureNow 2015 Workforce Development Plans
The 2015 Workforce Development Plans for the Western Australian creative and leisure industries are available for viewing. There are Plans covering the following sectors: Cultural and Creative Industries, Information and Communications Technology, Sport, Recreation and Racing, and Tourism, Hospitality and Events. The plans are available for download from the Current Plans section of our Workforce Development page.
ASQA Report: training in equine programs in Australia
The Australian Skills Quality Authority's (ASQA's) national strategic review of training in equine programs in Australia has been released. Read more. To view the report and key findings, please click here.