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Federal Minister for Employment ami industrial Relations

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$5 MI LLI ON TO NSW FOR 555 NEW CEP JOBS

Communi t y g r o u p s I n NSW w i l l r e c e i v e $ 5 . 3 m i l l i o n I n F e d e r a l

f u n d s f o r Communi t y E mp l o y me n t Pr o gr am (CEP) p r o j e c t s w h i c h

w i l l p r o v i d e wo r k f o r 555 p e o p l e .

A p p r o v a l o f 200 new p r o j e c t s was a nn o un c e d t o d a y by t h e F e d e r a l

M i n i s t e r f o r Emp l o y me n t and I n d u s t r i a l R e l a t i o n s , Mr Ra l p h

W i l l i s , and t h e NSW M i n i s t e r f o r Emp l o y me n t and F i n a n c e , Mr

Bob D e b u s .

The l a t e s t a p p r o v a l s b r i n g t h e t o t a l number o f CEP p r o j e c t s

a p p r o v e d I n NSW so f a r t o 4 350. These have p r o v i d e d 2 1 , 5 0 0

j o b s t h r o u g h o u t t h e S t a t e u n d e r F e d e r a l CEP f u n d s t o t a l l i n g

$217 m i l l i o n .

P r o j e c t s anno un c e d t o d a y a r e i n t h e Sydney M e t r o p o l i t a n , H u n t e r ,

C e n t r a l West , Or a n a , Fa r West and New En g l a n d r e g i o n s o f NSW.

An a v e r a g e o f 32 weeks wo r k w i l l be a v a i l a b l e on t h e new

p r o j e c t s .

CEP p r o v i d e s s h o r t - t e r m wo r k e x p e r i e n c e f o r d i s a d v a n t a g e d j o b

s e e k e r s such as l o n g t e r m u n e mp l o y e d , women, A b o r i g i n e s , m i g r a n t s

and p e o p l e w i t h d i s a b i l i t i e s .

A l l p o s i t i o n s w i l l be f i l l e d t h r o u g h t h e Commonweal t h

Emp l o y men t S e r v i c e ( CES) .

L i s t e d b e l o w a r e t h e r e g i o n s t o b e n e f i t and some o f t he new

p r o j e c t s :

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$5 MILLION TO NSW FOR 555 NEW CEP JOBS ___ Cont

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. In i n n e r w e s t e r n Sydney, 49 j o b s f o r an average of 39

weeks have been appr oved i n 26 p r o j e c t s w i t h Feder al g r a n t s

t o t a l l i n g $680, 000. I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t p r o v i d i n g s e l f ­

def ence c l a s s e s f o r A b o r i g i n a l and m i g r a n t women. Seven

peopl e w i l l work f o r 26 weeks on the p r o j e c t whi ch has

been sponsor ed by t he Rape C r i s i s Cent r e a t Drummoyne.

. In s o u t h e r n and c e n t r a l Sydney, f o u r p r o j e c t s c r e a t i n g

s i x j obs f o r an average of 36 weeks have been approved

w i t h t o t a l Feder al f u n d i n g of $73, 000. I n c l u d e d i s a

p r o j e c t sponsor ed by t he Banks town Toy L i b r a r y A s s o c i a t i o n

to dev el op programs f o r d i s a b l e d c h i l d r e n and young a d u l t s .

One person w i l l work f o r 39 weeks on t he p r o j e c t .

. In sout h we s t e r n Sydney, 45 j o b s have been approved f o r

an average o f 35 weeks i n 22 new p r o j e c t s w i t h Feder al

f u n d i n g o f $423, 000. I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t sponsor ed

by the Guide Dog A s s o c i a t i o n o f NSW whi ch w i l l empl oy

t h r e e peopl e f o r 39 weeks. Locat ed a t C a t h e r i n e F i e l d ,

t he peopl e w i l l be t r a i n e d i n kennel work as p a r t of the

A s s o c i a t i o n ' s new program to p r o v i d e dogs t o gi v e c ompani ons hi p

to peopl e i n i n s t i t u t i o n s and h o s p i t a l s .

. In we s t e r n Sydney, 46 j obs have been approved f o r an average

o f 36 weeks i n seven p r o j e c t s whi ch w i l l a t t r a c t Feder al

f u n d i n g o f $440, 000. In a p r o j e c t sponsor ed by the South

Hungar i an A s s o c i a t i o n , 10 c o n s t r u c t i o n wor k e r s w i l l be

empl oyed f o r 28 weeks to c ompl et e a n o t h e r st age of a

s p o r t i n g compl ex at Pl umpt on.

. In the Hunt er r e g i o n , 166 j obs f o r an average o f 39 weeks

have been appr oved i n 46 p r o j e c t s w i t h Feder al f u n d i n g

o f $1. 7 m i l l i o n . I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t sponsor ed by

Newcast l e Youth S e r v i c e whi ch w i l l empl oy 25 peopl e f o r

an average o f 28 weeks to r e n o v a t e and c o n v e r t the

C a r r i n g t o n Club Hot el t o a y o u t h h o s t e l .

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$5 MILLION TO NSW FOR 555 NEW CEP JOBS ___ Cont

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. In t he New Engl and r e g i o n , 79 j o b s f o r an a v e r ag e of

29 weeks have been ap pr o v ed i n 41 p r o j e c t s w i t h Fe der al

f u n d i n g o f $ 7 2 7 , 0 0 0 . I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t sponsor ed

by Tamwort h B r o a d c a s t i n g S o c i e t y t o expand communi t y access

t o r a d i o s t a t i o n 2 YOU FM. Two p e o p l e , an a s s i s t a n t o f f i c e

a d m i n i s t r a t o r and a t y p i s t / c 1e r i c a 1 a s s i s t a n t , w i l l wor k

f o r 39 weeks on t he p r o j e c t .

. In t he 0 ran a r e g i o n , 67 j o b s f o r an av er age o f 28 weeks

have been ap pr oved i n 24 p r o j e c t s w i t h F e d e r a l f u n d i n g

o f $ 4 9 3 , 0 0 0 . I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t s p o n s o r e d by CREST

NSW C i t i z e n s Radi o Emer gency Team i n wh i c h t h r e e pe opl e

w i l l wor k f o r 18 weeks on t he c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a s t a t e

t r a i n i n g c e n t r e and c e n t r a l h e a d q u a r t e r s i n Dubbo.

. I n t he C e n t r a l West , 71 j o b s f o r an av er age o f 29 weeks

have been ap pr oved i n 26 p r o j e c t s w i t h F e d e r a l f u n d i n g

o f $5 9 8 , 0 0 0 . I n c l u d e d i s a p r o j e c t s p o n s o r e d by t he Orange

B o t a n i c Gardens Commi t t ee i n wh i c h s i x p e o p l e w i l l work

f o r 28 weeks on t he p r o v i s i o n o f r e c r e a t i o n a l and

e d u c a t i o n a l f a c i l i t i e s a t t he Orange B o t a n i c G a r d e n s .

. I n t he Far West , 18 j o b s f o r an av er age o f 22 weeks have

been ap pr oved i n f o u r p r o j e c t s w i t h F e d e r a l f u n d i n g o f

$ 1 7 6 , 0 0 0 . I n c l u d e d i s t he c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a 40- bed

d o r m i t o r y by s i x p e o p l e a t t he P o l i c e C i t i z e n s Boys Cl ub,

Br oken H i l l . The p r o j e c t w i l l run f o r 33 weeks.

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