Our Customer Advisory Committee has launched

CoAct is thrilled to launch our Customer Advisory Committee (CAC). Our first meeting was held recently with five of our advisory members in attendance. The CAC will enhance the CoAct […]

International Women’s Day: Invest in YOU

March 8 is International Women’s day and the theme for 2024 is Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress. International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8, with […]

Our impact: read our latest report

CoAct is thrilled to launch our latest impact report, where we reflect on our network’s 26th year of community activation. CoAct and our network of not-for-profit partners are dedicated to […]

Today is National Sorry Day

On this day CoAct remembers and acknowledges the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities. Those we now know as […]

What does the 2023 Budget mean for job seekers?

Everyone on Jobseeker The JobSeeker rate will undergo a permanent rise for all beneficiaries, by $40 per fortnight.   Aged 55- 59 years An increased rate of JobSeeker for older citizens, […]

International Day of People with Disability 2022

Join CoAct in celebrating International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Saturday 3rd December 2022. IDPwD aims to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. It’s a […]

Change the Story: Nationwide storytelling project

Change the Story is a Nationwide storytelling project that has been running since 2018. The goal of Change the Story has been to help shift the thinking of individuals, employers, and […]

CoAct 2022 Excellence Award winners announced

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of CoAct’s 2022 Excellence Awards, awarded at CoAct’s 25th anniversary Gala Evening in Brisbane. The event coincided with the annual ConnectUp conference, which embraced […]

CoAct proudly launches its Reconciliation Action Plan

Stage one – Reflect Honouring Indigenous culture through art Putting words into actions Our Reconciliation Action Plan starts with the ‘Reflect’ stage. This represents the beginning of our journey and […]

Seeing Australia Day through Indigenous eyes

Australia Day is also referred to as ‘Invasion Day’ or ‘Survival Day’ particularly by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is because it ‘celebrates’ a painful part of Aboriginal […]

National Mental Health Month kicks off

Why is Mental Health Month important? Statistics you should know Supporting jobseekers and their mental health Where to get help  Why is Mental Health Month important? This year’s Mental […]

It’s time to Heal Country, heal our nation

At CoAct, we recognise our responsibility to contribute to Healing Country. It’s important to us because it ties back to our organisation’s original ethos around providing social and economic opportunities […]

Our promise to you

You told us what’s important to you, and we listened. We’re excited to launch our new customer promise. This sums up our network’s commitment to customers. It’s our rule book […]

Federal budget 2021 breakdown: what you need to know

Investing in young people Employer incentives Access to affordable training Apprenticeship opportunities The care industry Starting a new business Jobseeker payments Hiring those most in need Childcare support Mental health […]

Changes to Centrelink’s COVID-19 support payments

There’s been a number of changes to job seeker payments and initiatives since COVID-19 hit early last year. Now, the last of these changes are wrapping up in March/April. Here’s […]

Connecting to Aboriginal culture through art

Deeann Natividad’s family ancestry lies with the Waka Waka peoples, whose traditional lands are in Queensland. She’s a Regional Strategy Specialist for jobactive and talented artist. In this post she […]

CoAct named an ‘Employer of Choice’ winner 2019

CoAct has been recognised as an Employer of Choice (EOC) in The Australian Business Awards 2019. The EOC accolade recognises organisations which have developed workplaces that maximise the full potential […]

Impact through innovation at ConnectUp 2019

  ConnectUp has successfully wrapped up for another year and let’s just say it was one you didn’t want to miss!   Last week. CoAct hosted over 100 delegates and […]

CoAct 2019 Awards for Excellence Winners Announced

We are thrilled to announce the winners of CoAct’s 2019 Excellence Awards, awarded at CoAct’s 21st anniversary celebration Gala Evening in Brisbane. The event coincided with the annual ConnectUp conference […]

The Can Vans are back!

Following on the success of last year, our travelling jobs roadshow is back on the road. Along with staff from Community Solutions, MTC Australia, Skills Plus, CHESS Connect, and Worklink, […]

‘Can Van’ offers job seekers the right solutions

There are three Can Vans travelling around NSW, Victoria and Queensland, as part of the CoAct/Community Solutions Jobs Roadshow that has the aim of reaching 35,000 job seekers with disability. […]

Rolling Towards Employment

The Brunswick resident has a mild intellectual disability and suffers from anxiety but through the service landed a job at VCAT. I was just tired of getting rejected,” she said. […]

On the road to success with the Can Van

When the Can Van Jobs Roadshow rolled into Townsville last month, it provided the perfect opportunity for job seekers Leanne and Rebecca to showcase their customer service and barista skills. […]

Hardest working caravans head to Grafton

The Can Vans offer instant support for people with disability looking for help to find or keep a job including free career advice from employment experts, personalised job search support, […]

JesseCan… and so can you!

Competing for the honour of naming one of our three Can Vans, Cheryl’s entry was named ‘JesseCan’, in honour of her son Jesse, who was diagnosed at age 9 with […]

Can Van roadshow visiting the Illawarra this week

The Can Van is aiming to provide a key service during its stopover in the Illawarra. CoAct, a leading employment services provider,  is visiting the Illawarra this week as part […]

Can Van Locations

Be sure to visit the website and for more information and to register for a one on one with an employment consultant      NSW 9th-10th October – 1A Dutton […]

40 years of impact

Magnificent seven serve up success For CoAct Service Partner IMPACT Community Services, helping people take the next step, live a better life, grow their potential and prosper in their future […]

International day of charity

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier Mother Teresa   Why September 5th? September 5th was chosen to be the International Day […]

Youth Space: Steve Lawrence Innovation Award 2017 winner

Imagine a place where disadvantaged young people can gather to learn, engage with their community and build their employability skills in a supportive, chilled-out environment. This is exactly what CoAct […]

Helping job seekers navigate work

Meet Lorae! She’s one of the winners of our Can Van naming competition. We thought you’d like to get to know her a little better, and hear her story of […]

Hope keeps the Can Van wheels rolling

For Brisbane local Anne, life was pretty good. She was a uni graduate with a business degree, working on various projects across government and not-for-profits, until things changed in 2001. […]

Can Van nicknames announced!

Wait, what’s a Can Van? If you haven’t already heard, in September, we’re launching three ‘Can Vans’ that will travel around New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria delivering jobs, advice […]

Help us name our new Can Vans to WIN!

We’ve been busy bees the last few months at CoAct HQ! With the new Disability Employment Services (DES) program coming into effect at the beginning of July, we’ve been planning […]

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