More than 50,000 Australians will be given an opportunity to apply for a job with the Federal Government as part of the Government’s Digital Australia plan.
Key points:More than 50 million people in Australia have an online profileNow the Federal government has unveiled its Digital Australia scheme to give a hand to digital jobseekersIt is the first step in a new program to help Australians with jobs in the futureThe Federal Government will provide digital job seekers with information on career opportunities, advice on applying for jobs and job-specific advice about applying for a role.
The Digital Australia initiative will also include a host of other initiatives, including the Digital Skills Plan, the National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA), and the Digital Innovation Centre.
It is expected to bring in at least $6.3 billion in economic benefits to the economy over the next five years, according to the Government.
The Government has said it will spend $1.3bn in the next three years to provide digital jobs.
The program will begin on November 6.
More than 100,000 jobs will be available to job seekers.
For more information about the Digital Australia program, or to apply, go to the Federal Department of Digital, Arts and Humanities.