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Jobs Queensland strives to shape a better future for the social and economic prosperity of Queensland. Some of our work to date includes:

  • publication of the Queensland Tourism Workforce Plan 2017–20
  • overseeing research and progressing a substantial body of work on anticipating skills needs, with a particular focus on industries and regions
  • providing workplace planning advice to potential growth industries and projects, including Advanced Manufacturing, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™
  • undertaking place-based approaches to anticipate skills needs and workforce planning and development to:
    • deliver a regional workforce plan for the Fraser Coast in partnership with TAFE Queensland and the CSIRO
    • support skills and employment opportunities in Ipswich, in partnership with Ipswich City Council
    • deliver a workforce development plan for Townsville as part of the Townsville City Deal
  • research-based report/s on the impact of structural adjustment on workforces within industries in Queensland.
Current, Tourism
Regional Tourism Workforce Plans

Jobs Queensland has developed a series of 13 place-based Regional Tourism Workforce Plans in consultation with tourism industry stakeholders around the state.

Current, Positive Futures
Positive Futures: Apprenticeships and traineeships in Queensland

"Apprenticeships and traineeships provide an important employment pathway, particularly for younger Queenslanders."…

Current, Workforce planning and development
Ipswich Manufacturing Workforce Project

Jobs Queensland is engaging the manufacturing industry and other relevant stakeholders in the region to coordinate a strategy that strengthens the relationship between the supply and demand for skills.

Current, Workforce planning and development
Advancing Manufacturing Skills Training and Workforce Development Project

Jobs Queensland has developed a Skills, Training and Workforce Development Strategy with the aim of advancing manufacturing in Queensland.

Anticipating Future Skills

The Anticipating Future Skills project will assist Jobs Queensland in providing advice about anticipated skills needs and also feed into other programs of work such as workforce planning and development.

Current, Workforce planning and development
Growing Opportunities in the Fraser Coast: Informing regional workforce development

In partnership with TAFE Queensland and the CSIRO, Jobs Queensland is leading the Regional Workforce Development Plan for the Fraser Coast project.

Last updated 28 May 2018