Funding for regional trainees

Elliott TurnerNorth West Telegraph
Camera IconCredit: Kelsey Reid/The West Australian, Kelsey Reid

Regional trainees have been given a chance to apply for a $37,000 grant to help develop skills and knowledge based on local industry needs.

Applications will be open for six weeks and are available to West Australian community resource centres.

Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan, pictured, said CRCs worked closely with regional businesses.

“This program supports regional people to develop a career in their local community, while building capacity and opportunity in the regions,” she said.

“Last year’s program saw 58 organisations employing trainees who studied courses ranging from digital media and technology to tourism, community work and business administration.”

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In the past two years, 109 recipients received the regional traineeship grant.

Organisations will need to lodge the application through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

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