The number of young people entering into an apprenticeship or traineeship has been declining for the past five years, with student numbers in 2016 reflecting just half (54 per cent) of that in 2012. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes a new initiative to double the payroll tax rebate for employing apprentices or trainees from 25 per cent to 50 per cent. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says comments from the State Minister for Employment Grace Grace claiming that little can be done to change Queensland’s youth unemployment crisis are deeply concerning. Read more.