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Youth Development Traineeship Program

Last updated: 14/11/2017 4:17 PM
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The Country Local Government Fund Youth Development Traineeship Program will provide support to country local governments to employ young people, aged 24 years or under, in a traineeship program. The traineeship will enable the young person to develop long-term employment skills and expose them to future employment opportunities and networks within their country local government.

Country local governments will be provided with:

  • up to $5,000 per trainee to pay course fees
  • up to $15,000 per trainee as a wage subsidy
  • the Department's traineeship support resources and contact person  

Funding may be used for:

All Traineeships must be acquitted by 30 June 2018.

Download a copy of Frequently Asked Questions

Download a copy of the Youth-Development-Traineeship-Program-Project-Plan-Template.docx 

Download a copy of the Youth-Development-Traineeship-Program-Process-Overview.docx

During the transition of the former Department of Local Government and Communities' grant programs to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, the Department of Communities is providing administrative support for the Country Local Government Fund (CLGF) grant programs. 

Grant Guidelines

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Amount: Grants up to $20,000
Status: Closed
Open Date: 16/01/2017
Close Date: 26/10/2017
Contact Number: (08) 6551 8700
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