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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.
Future of Work project

Through research, consultation and other activities, Jobs Queensland aims to provide a nuanced conversation on the future of work and what it will mean for Queensland.

Social Enterprise project

Jobs Queensland is undertaking research to understand appropriate roles for government to help support social enterprise activity to deliver economic and social outcomes for Queensland.

Townsville Workforce Development Plan

The delivery of the Townsville Workforce Development Plan project is a future opportunity under the Townsville City Deal and is being developed in partnership with Townsville City Council.

Supporting workforces during industry transition

Jobs Queensland has delivered the Supporting workforces during industry transition: Key elements for success project to better understand the impacts of and strategies needed to support the workforce in industries…

NDIS workforce skills projects

Jobs Queensland is investigating the skills demand and supply needs to meet the roll-out of the NDIS in Queensland through two specific projects.

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.

Last updated 3 April 2019