This issue has been raised with me a number of occasions in terms of the communities’ expectations of the Council as one of the largest employers in our region.
Our community wants to see Council lead by example when it comes to providing for training and employment opportunities. I couldn’t agree more with this.
Our small business has always participated in work experience programs and taken opportunities to provide employment for people entering an reentering the workforce.
I’d certainly like to see more mature age candidates take up work experience opportunities with council for example and for council to create more opportunities for training and development for locals residents.
We can all work together to make our council and region better.