Job Access unlocks potential

John spent the majority of his working life as a courier, however pre-existing health conditions meant he hadn’t been able to work for a long period. He’s also had a hip replacement and experiences significant lower back pain which limits his physical capabilities. In June 2021, John was placed at Hayden’s Pies in Ulladulla as … Read more

Scott in a reel good place

Having a job means everything to Scott. For six months he’s been a steel labourer with the Australian Reel Company in Marong, Victoria. “Working is great, I feel happier and my family is proud of me,” Scott says. Australian Reel Company office manager Bridie Brennan says Scott has really settled into his role. “He gets … Read more

Cameron proves his value

We’d like to introduce Cameron, one of our great employment success stories. Cameron had volunteer experience but no employment history when he turned to The Personnel Group for help. Although Cameron has completed a Certificate III in Individual Support and a Certificate IV in Community Services a lack of experience was holding him back. Cameron … Read more

Inclusion and Awareness key platform for new CEO

The Personnel Group’s new Chief Executive Officer, John Gibbons, firmly believes that when given the opportunity, disadvantaged jobseekers quickly prove themselves to be great employees. John takes the helm of The Personnel Group this month, and with 13 years’ industry experience behind him, he plans to deliver his vision across a number of areas including: … Read more

A message from us

Over the past 36 years we – The Personnel Group – have assisted thousands of people with a disability, mental health condition or at risk of long-term unemployment find meaningful and sustained employment in the open jobs market. At present, the Government’s Disability Employment Service delivery model is under review and reform, and we welcome … Read more

The Personnel Group welcomes TAFE partnership

The Personnel Group is proud to partner the TAFE Specialist Employment Partnerships (TSEP) project which is a National Disability Coordination officer (NDCO) program initiative, in Wodonga and Wangaratta. TSEP aims to identify and address the systemic barriers to employment faced by students with disability. The strategic partnership enables Wodonga TAFE and GOTAFE to have a … Read more

Service with a smile

We’d like to introduce Nick, one of our great employment success stories.   In Nick’s first meeting with The Personnel Group he barely said a word. Despite his anxiety, Nick met his commitment to attend all his appointments. Over time he became comfortable talking about himself and was able to share his employment dreams and … Read more

The Personnel Group donates defibrillator to Soldier On

A new life-saving defibrillator donated by The Personnel Group will provide extra peace of mind for Soldier On staff, volunteers and defence personnel, veterans and their families. The donation was possible after fundraising by The Personnel Group staff. “The Personnel Group has an active Health and Wellbeing program that focuses on mental and physical health … Read more

Mental health first aid focus remains low despite pandemic impact

Less than 15 per cent of Albury businesses have staff trained in mental health first aid, a Better Place Project Border workplace survey has found. While Albury continued to experience significant social, personal and business impacts because of border closures and COVID-19, the survey also found business sentiment had improved since October 2020. Although more … Read more

Lifesaving donation for Bendigo’s Kalianna School

Kalianna School says a new life-saving defibrillator donated by The Personnel Group will provide extra peace of mind for staff and be accessible to community groups and after hours care programs. Ambulance Victoria will add the new Kalianna defibrillator to its registry of more than 6500 public defibrillators (AEDs) across the state. The donation was … Read more