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Welcome to the latest issue of the FutureNow eNews: Your Workforce, Your Future

Inside this issue:

Industry News
Training News

WA Vision and Workforce Futures Reports Released

BankWest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) have both recently released workforce reports for WA. Read more.
 

Australia Council Launches New-look Grants Program for Artists

The Australia Council for the Arts has launched its re-structured grants program for the Australian arts sector today, aiming for a more transparent and efficient system. Read more.


WA's Restaurants and Catering Businesses Shine

Congratulations to FutureNow Board Member Warwick Lavis who won the Lifetime Achiever Award at the recent 2014 Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS awards dinner. Read more.


Apprentice Chef a Worthy Ambassador

The FutureNow Hospitality Ambassador Program was a sponsor of the Ambassador Award at the recent Hospitality Group Training Annual Awards Presentation. Read more.


Achievements in the Sport and Recreation Industry Recognised

Outstanding achievements by individuals and groups in the sport and recreation industry were recognised at an awards breakfast held at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park. Read more.


Invitation to Participate in the 2014 Sportspeople Salary Survey

The 2014 Sportspeople Salary Survey has been designed to collect data on salary levels across the sport, fitness and aquatic sector. Find out how you can participate here.


Hospitality Ambassador Chef Rose Serves up Inspiration in the Wheatbelt

FutureNow Hospitality Ambassador Chef, Rose Bass recently presented the Hospitality Ambassador Program at Northam  and Narrogin Senior High Schools to bring to the Wheatbelt her story as a Chef at Frasers Restaurant in Kings Park, whilst preparing for the students a dish of local lamb. Read more.
 

Appointment of VET Advisory Board

The Australian Government is further strengthening the links between industry and the skills sector with the appointment of a 5-member Vocational Education and Training Advisory Board. Read more


Changes to TAC Course Accreditation Arrangements

The Training Accreditation Council (TAC) has endorsed a new policy for the accreditation of courses. Read more.


FutureNow at Skills West Expo

FutureNow will be participating in the upcoming Skills West Expo to be held from the 18th to the 20th of September. Come and visit the FutureNow team at Stand 40 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

Training Wins as Hospitality Ambassador Program and Central Institute Film Students Combine

FutureNow collaborated with the Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media students from Central Institute of Technology to have the FutureNow Hospitality Ambassador Program filmed at Woodvale Secondary College's Trade Training Centre. Read more.

2014 WA Training Awards Finalists Announced

FutureNow is proud to announce four students representing the creative and leisure industries have been named as finalists in the 2014 WA Training Awards. Read more

$7.2 million in Funding Allocation to the Department of Sport and Recreation

47 State Sporting Associations (SSAs) will share in $7.2 million in funding over the next three years to help develop sport and recreation from grassroots to elite levels, announced by Sport and Recreation Minister Terry Waldron. Read more.

Domestic Tourism Boost for WA

According to the National Visitor Survey from Tourism Research Australia, 6.9 million domestic overnight visitors travelled to WA, a 9% increase for the year ending March 2014. Read more. 

People in Focus - HR News for the WA Sport and Recreation Industry

People in Focus is an eNewsletter for the WA sport and recreation industry, and is a collaborative partnership between the Department of Sport and Recreation, the WA Sports Federation and FutureNow. Read the latest issue here. 
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