Talia's* Story

Talia's* Story

Talia* started in the Work Ready, Release Ready (WRRR) program from the Adelaide Pre-Release Centre. Talia had been in and out of prison since she was 12 years old, and estimates that she has been incarcerated approximately 50 times as a juvenile and 10-12 times as an adult. Talia had never worked or had a driver’s license before, and also had mental illness. *Name changed for privacy.... Read More


Tristan's* Story

Tristan's* Story

Tristan started in the Work Ready, Release Ready (WRRR) program in December 2018 at Port Augusta Prison while he was completing a three year sentence. Tristan was released onto Parole in October 2019 and was required to report twice per week and complete drug and alcohol counselling. Once Tristan was released, his initial focus was re-connecting with his children, addressing previous substance abuse issues by attending drug and alcohol counselling and completing his sentence in December 2019... Read More


Sharn's* Story

Sharn's* Story

Sharn* joined the Work Ready, Release Ready (WRRR) program in April 2018 from the Adelaide Pre-Release Centre. Prior to her incarceration, she had a history of substance use that began at the age of 13 years old, and had a child at an early age. She had no work history and very limited education. During her incarceration, Sharn* identified that she wanted to study and find employment, however options for education at the prison were limited at the time.... Read More


Getting with tech times improves Kerry's job chances

Getting with tech times improves Kerry's job chances

Looking for a job after 30 years working in a small business was a daunting prospect for 59-year old Kerry Doggett. Technology had changed enormously since the Modbury Heights grandmother was last unemployed in the late 1980s.... Read More


TechEagles bridging tech generation gap for older job seekers

TechEagles bridging tech generation gap for older job seekers

When Georgina was made redundant from her manufacturing job in February this year, the Corio mother of three felt “completely lost”.... Read More


Sweet Success for Chris

Sweet Success for Chris

For Christopher, his position as a confectionery worker at Haigh’s is more than a job, it’s a life changing event. The path to employment hasn’t been easy for Chris who has a musculo-skeletal disorder and struggled to find work over the years.... Read More


Amy is taking positive steps towards her future

Amy is taking positive steps towards her future

Amy started with us in May 2018 and has overcome a number of barriers with our support. In appreciation, Amy has written a letter about her experience with us and says “If it wasn’t for Workskil Australia and all the encouragement, support and belief in me, I can honestly say I would not be doing what I am doing today.” Well done Amy!... Read More


Christopher accomplishes his goals

Christopher accomplishes his goals

When Christopher had his first appointment at Workskil Australia he had not worked in five years despite having an employment history in retail and horticulture. Christopher was highly motivated and expressed particular interest in the construction industry, labouring or Retail, however was happy to be referred to any suitable employment options.... Read More


Micaela’s move; overcoming mental health obstacles to find employment

Micaela’s move; overcoming mental health obstacles to find employment

Micaela struggled with her mental health when she could not find a job, but now she is happily employed as a clerk at a logistics company.... Read More


Youth Jobs PaTH program giving young people an opportunity in Western Australia

Youth Jobs PaTH program giving young people an opportunity in Western Australia

Our Osborne Park and Mirrabooka sites in Western Australia are excited to have helped Timothy and Josephine find a job with Officeworks... Read More


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