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

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

Meet Caleb – Regional Support Officer (North)

Regional support officer Caleb often draws on his own lived experience when working to find participants the right job or support them in their current positions. Caleb, based at Belconnen in the ACT, joined The Personnel Group two and a half years ago as a customer service assistant after ending a successful career in retail … Read more

Engaging and Delivering in COVID

Engaging and Delivering in COVID The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown us significant challenges yet through it all The Personnel Group staff continue to put their clients first. Having offices at 50 locations across regional NSW, regional Victoria and the ACT, means the company must be across multiple state and territory-based health orders. With Wollongong and … Read more

NSW Business Support Package Expanded

NSW Business Support Package Expanded The NSW Government’s business grants program announced two weeks ago has been expanded to acknowledge the impact to regional businesses of the Sydney lockdowns.A new grant program has also been introduced for smaller micro businesses with turnover between $30,000 and $75,000.The NSW Government will also cover disaster recovery payments for … Read more

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Wage Subsidy

Under the national Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy any business or Group Training Organisation taking on an apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 31 March 2022 may qualify for a wage subsidy of up to $7000 a quarter or 50 per cent per eligible apprentice for 12 months. The subsidy is available to employers of … Read more

The Better Place Project

Funding from the NSW Government will see the Better Place Project continue and grow in 2021. The Better Place Project, a workforce wellbeing joint initiative between disability employment service provider The Personnel Group and local business group Albury Business Connect, will again survey businesses later this year to shine a light on the ongoing impact … Read more

Transition to Work Program more important than ever

Not-for-profit employment service provider The Personnel Group says 2021 NSW Youth Week is a perfect catalyst for employers to think about taking on young workers. The theme for NSW Youth Week, Together more than ever, reflected the tough economic and social conditions of the past 12 months and The Personnel Group believes Australia’s youth would … Read more