To create a job-ready generation, we need to work together to light the way for young Tasmanians.

There has been a gradual, yet noticeable shift in Tasmania over the past ten years.  A decade ago Tasmania’s economy was lagging.  Regardless of the measure Tasmania was almost invariably dead last compared to other states.

Yet, over the past decade Tasmania has managed to pull itself up by the bootstraps.  The change has been steady, methodical and led by the private sector supported by governments of different hues at both the state and federal level.

Federal Group a Beacon for employment opportunities

Students from Bayview Secondary College and Kingston High School were given a peek behind the curtain of MACq 01 Hotel and The Henry Jones Art Hotel in a bid to inspire a new generation of tourism and hospitality professionals.

North West business leaders a Beacon to Burnie High students

Beacon is working with local North-West businesses to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said representatives from advanced manufacturing, agriculture, education and mining businesses were spending today helping Burnie High School students get excited about finding a job they love in some of the State’s fastest growing sectors.

IPH announces $500,000 partnership with Beacon Foundation to support disadvantaged students in Australia

IPH has today announced a flagship community partnership with Australian not-for-profit organisation Beacon Foundation. The partnership is the first-of-its-kind for IPH, with the Group committing $500,000 over a five-year period to support Beacon Foundation in fulfilling its mission of improving educational and employment outcomes for young Australians.

North West business leaders a Beacon to Marist students

North West business leaders a Beacon to Marist students. Beacon is working with local North-West businesses to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians. Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said representatives of local construction businesses were spending today helping Marist students get excited about finding a job they love in one of the State’s fastest growing sectors.

It takes a village to raise a child, and Beacon is doing its part

As young people prepare to return to classrooms across Tasmania, we are acutely aware of the ever-changing nature of education and the unfamiliar territory they will traverse during 2022. Now more than ever it will take a village to raise our young people and provide them with career inspiration and opportunity.

Beacon helps students get a GrIPP on a job in the renewable energy sector

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said one of the fastest growing industries was renewable energy.

“The Growth Industry Preparation Program (or GrIPP) shows students what opportunities there are for them in five of the fastest growing industries in Tasmania and today we’ve got 16 students from Brooks High School and Prospect High School learning about the amazing range of different careers in the renewable energy sector,” Mr Harris said.

Beacon shows students a farming future

Today, students have visited three remarkable farms in the Derwent Valley – Glenelg Estate, Curringa Farm and Hansen Orchards. There are huge opportunities in farming and we see it as one of the five biggest growth areas in Tasmania along with building and construction, tourism and hospitality, advanced manufacturing, aged and community service.

Tourism icons mentor students at Beacon workshop

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said at workshop today, some of the tourism industry’s biggest names would sit down with students to show them the amazing opportunities in the industry.

Beacon helps students and Country Club get a GrIPP

Beacon is working with some of Tasmania’s fastest growing industries to inspire students and create a job-ready generation of Tasmanians.

Beacon CEO, Scott Harris, said the Growth Industry Preparation Program (or GrIPP) aimed to create a win-win situation.