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Local Employer Embraces Diversity & Inclusion With Successful, Sustainable Employment for Local Community Members

22 Nov 2019

The Bunbury Farmer’s Market is more than a great place to find an abundance of diverse and fresh food while also supporting local farmers.   They are also an employer that embraces and promotes di...

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Got Barriers? No Worries! Employer finds “hidden gold” with capabilities of locals providing for diverse & inclusive workplace

29 May 2019

When 5 local job seekers with chronic health conditions and mobility barriers applied for jobs at the Collie Hills Accommodation Village, manager Ann Wheeldon didn’t see disability, she saw opportun...

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Annette of Corporate First Aid Trainer and Forrest Personnel job seekers on the last day of their classroom training for this certificate

Bunbury job seekers progressing towards their Certificate III for Individual Support Disability Support Worker

07 May 2019

Forrest Personnel commends our 13 job seekers for their dedication and hard work over the past 3 ½ months who recently completed the classroom requirements of the Certificate III for Individual Su...

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Tenille’s Work ABILITY Leads to Employment

12 Apr 2019

A well-known Bridgetown volunteer and community member who lives with Down Syndrome, has accepted an offer of employment with the Bridgetown Community Resource Centre resulting from an opportunity pro...

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Celebrating over 10 Years of Continuous Employment

04 Apr 2019

Analytical Thinking, Innovation and Great Work as a Long-term Valued Employee Shortly after finishing high school in 2006 Jake Waldin came to Forrest Personnel to see what assistance we might be able...

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Ben – Celebrating 10+ Years as a Valued Team Member at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School

03 Apr 2019

After moving to WA from Tasmania 23 years ago, Ben Guy and his parents came to Forrest Personnel seeking help in getting work for Ben. At 17 years old, Ben who is living with autism, wanted a job whe...

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Daniel Wood – Celebrating 21 years of Employment in a Job that he Loves!

02 Apr 2019

When Daniel Wood first came to Forrest Personnel, he was working in a job he didn’t like and hoped we could help find something more suitable for him. He says he “commenced with Forrest Personnel...

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She Stood in the Hot Sun

25 Jan 2019

For Peter Raseta, finding a job through Forrest Personnel made a huge impact financially, but it was the ‘insignificant’ moments that created lasting memories. Peter is a family man living with a...

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Kesaree changes careers

10 Oct 2018

Kesaree charts a new career path In 2017 49-year-old Thai born Kesaree launched her new career as a carer for people with dementia. Kesaree came to Australia in 2003. Since then she’s worked on far...

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Cameron gets a taste for surveying during WorkABILITY Day

29 Aug 2018

Cameron Atthowe is a qualified boilermaker/welder but a severe shoulder injury several years ago means that for a long term quality of life a new direction in his career is necessary. Despite havin...

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