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Self-Employment Expo

Townsville, QLD

Our Townsville Self-Employment Expo was created after Feros Care Local Area Coordinators recognised limited support of self-employment goals for people with disability. 

We saw the opportunity to link people with disability to mentors within the community, assisting with the creation and fulfilment of business ideas, and ensuring employment sustainably.

54 attendees were successfully linked with the employers, government agencies and business supports that could help bring their business idea to life. They had access to information including business grants, creating a sustainable business plan and heard from people with disability who had turned their business dreams into reality.

As a result of this employment expo, our national teams are adding  a self-employment component to their employment projects.

Do you have a business idea that you would like to turn into a reality?

Following the success of our job fairs in Mackay and Townsville, we have more planned for the future. The aim of our  employment expos is to link people with employment and provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs in the region to connect with mentors, government support and education to help with their goals.

What did people say about the Queensland job fair?

For further information, please contact Feros Care.

Phone: 1300 986 970

Email: [email protected]

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