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Work Experience And Why It Matters

Work Experience And Why It Matters

VPG has been coordinating work experience placements within Far North Queensland for 23 years, partnering with over 5,000 local employers. Employer Champion Jane Hanan, Director at Clarke & Prince, Architects, is a devoted and passionate advocate for the program,...

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VPG Participant Catherine’s Transition to Work Success

VPG Participant Catherine’s Transition to Work Success

"VPG got me somewhere I didn’t think I could possibly get to” ~ Catherine, VPG participant engaging in the Transition to Work (TtW) Program. Relocating from Cooktown to Cairns, Catherine was referred to the TtW program at VPG to build her work readiness skills and...

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The Voice, June 2021 edition out now

The Voice, June 2021 edition out now

The June edition of the VPG Voice is out now and is jam packed with opportunities available to local employers and young people in Far North Queensland. Please find attached. Click here to read. In this edition we: Review tailored recruitment solutions in action...

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VPG Participant Tia’s Transition to Work Success

VPG Participant Tia’s Transition to Work Success

Tia moved from Darwin to Cairns in 2020 right before the pandemic hit Australia. Engaging in VPG's Transition to Work program, Tia participated in intensive pre-employment training to build her job readiness skills in preparation for the world of work. Through the...

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The Voice, March 2021 edition out now

The Voice, March 2021 edition out now

The latest edition of The Voice is now available. Click here to read. In this edition we: Launch our new Youth Transitions promotional video; Celebrate VPG Participant Tia's success and achievements; Shine a spot light on Employer Champion Norweld for supporting our...

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VPG Participant Steve’s Apprenticeship Success

VPG Participant Steve’s Apprenticeship Success

Living in Mareeba, a regional town in Far North Queensland, Steve had a deeplyingrained passion for four-wheel driving, sparking an interest in pursuing a career within the automotive industry from an early age. Looking to broaden his employment prospects, Steve...

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VPG Annual Open Day: Cairns

VPG Annual Open Day: Cairns

VPG is hosting its Annual Open Day in Cairns Thursday 11 February. This is an opportunity for young people to gain information on the programs and services available to them. Free workshops will be running throughout the day exploring real world opportunities, resume...

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The Voice, Jan 2021 edition out now

The Voice, Jan 2021 edition out now

The latest edition of The Voice is now available. Click here to read. In this edition we: Welcome 2021 with enthusiasm for the opportunities that await; Announce the successful applicants of the Wuchopperen Health Service Traineeship program; Review available youth...

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