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Torres Strait Islander mum of 3 overcomes employment barriers  to change her family’s life forever.

Torres Strait Islander mum of 3 overcomes employment barriers to change her family’s life forever.

Six months ago, Torres Strait Islander woman, Nancy Pilot would never have believed that she would hold the confidence and skills required to land a job at an award winning hotel chain and tourism hot spot. Today, Nancy, who has always been a stay at home mum to her three children, broke the cycle of long term unemployment and achieved

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Gala Event marks a BUSY 40 Years of Employment Services

Gala Event marks a BUSY 40 Years of Employment Services

“It’s a great success story – for our clients and for improving Australian society through helping people into meaningful and productive work,” Mr Miles said. The BUSY Group – originally “BUSY Inc” – was founded in 1977, with a remit from then President Martin Punch to help homeless youth on the Gold Coast.

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Dane Fast Tracks His Way into Motor Career

Dane Fast Tracks His Way into Motor Career

Ever since he was a young teenager Dane Mackie has always enjoyed tinkering with cars and watching the V8 Supercars on television. “I love working on cars and couldn’t think of a better job to have as a full time career,” Dane said. While it hasn’t always been a smooth ride for the former Noosa District State High School student, the dream of becoming a motor mechanic is now well and truly alive after Dane secured a full time position as a Trades Assistant with Ken Mills Toyota in Maroochydore.

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BUSY helps Quentin reconnect with his passion for food

BUSY helps Quentin reconnect with his passion for food

It’s been a whirlwind three months for Sous Chef Quentin Roper since he first connected with BUSY At Work Job Placement Officer Noosaville, Kimberley Goodwin. During that time Quentin’s passion for work has grown in leaps and bounds to the point where he now has a secure full time job and is confident in his future. Kimberley said Quentin had shown great determination and resilience after being many years out of work.

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