July 18, 2013
South Burnett Jobmatch, the specialist organisation which provided job opportunities for disabled people, is no more.
From this week it’s now “JobLinks Employment And Training Service”, a new name that CEO Leesa Osborne said better reflects the group’s expanded roles.
As well as its established office at 7 Glendon Street, Kingaroy, (near the SES shed), JobLinks has now opened an office in Cherbourg (near the Council building) and in Gympie.
It has also become a registered training organisation.
The group’s landscaping supplies business, Gardening AdVentures, is also changing its name.
This is located on the corner of Kingaroy and Cornish streets, Kingaroy, and provides work opportunities for clients.
Ms Osborne said this role would continue but Joblinks had now also signed a contract with the South Burnett Regional Council to recycle items from the Kingaroy tip.
These items will be refurbished and then sold back to the public under the banner of “RecycleLinks & Landscape Supplies”.
She said anything that could be “done up” and sold would be collected from the tip or the public could leave items directly at RecycleLinks.
Joblinks raised awareness of its new name with a promotion outside Kingaroy Shoppingworld this morning which included giveaways and an outside broadcast by CROW-FM.