Delivering outcomes for our economic future

Workforce Development

Central Goldfields Shire is committed to the development of a workforce that meets the needs of our local businesses and provides opportunities for all members of our community.  The Go Goldfields Alliance supports the shire wide Workforce Development Plan to help better coordinate the efforts and strategies of our local education providers, services and businesses for this purpose.

View the Workforce Development Plan

A Workforce Development Action Group comprising of local business leaders and community members, as well as representation from Council and the Central Goldfields Business Group, have joined to progress this work with a strong focus on work readiness and economic participation. The Go Goldfields Alliance has appointed a facilitator to assist this group and to coordinate this work with other community and Go Goldfields initiatives.


Central Goldfields Business Group

The Central Goldfields Business Group provides representation and support to local businesses and employers.  They are significant partners in our work and form part of our Steering Committee.  Further information regarding the group and information on becoming a member can be found on the website


Local employment

Below are several links to employment sites containing jobs in the local community.

Australian Jobsearch is a government site containing many local opportunities that can be viewed by searching our postcode of 3465.

Goldfields Business contains a jobs page where local employers can advertise positions free of charge.

Seek is one of Australia’s main employment websites, containing both opportunities and advice for jobseekers.

Careers at the Central Goldfields Shire Council are promoted on this website under the Employment Opportunities link on the right hand side of the Home page.


Relevant Data

Further information regarding local employment figures and labour market stats can be found on the Small Labour Market Portal website, which contains data from the Department of Employment that is published quarterly.

Information regarding benefit entitlement and welfare payments can be sourced from Centrelink. Alternatively you can attend the local Centrelink Office at the corner of Havelock and Campbell Street.


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