Mylestones latest news

Catch up on the latest news and hear about the great things we do at Mylestones.

  • Tom celebrates a Mylestone!

    Nov 04, 2016
    Like most young school leavers, Tom Merryweather was bursting to enter the real world but didn’t know what he wanted to do or where to turn for some support to help him decide. Tom looked to Mylestones Employment, a Disability Employment Service, to help him find a job in the local community and now he’s in a role he loves!
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  • Bombardier employs locals thanks to Mylestones Employment

    Nov 01, 2016
    Since graduating from university in 2011, local Ipswich resident Amelia Langley struggled to find work. Within a week of meeting with Mylestones Employment, Amelia had a job interview and not long after that she found a job she loves!
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  • More jobs for local people with disabilities!

    Sep 15, 2016
    We've launched a new Social Enterprise in Townsville! The Mylestones Solutions Garden Crew provides commercial gardening services to the community while placing people with disabilities into jobs they love.
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  • Can you offer Clayton a chance to sizzle?

    Sep 12, 2016
    Clayton Rutledge is young, enthusiastic and ready to work. He has a Certificate III in Hospitality, has been volunteering with Meals on Wheels for over six months and just completed an exclusive six week course with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food team. Can you give him a chance to sizzle?
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  • Sam's the man!

    Sep 12, 2016
    When Meg Watts thought about life after school for her son Sam, she was filled with anxiety and concern for what the future held. But thanks to Mylestones Employment, Sam loves his job, his self confidence has skyrocketed and earning his own money has given him a real sense of independence and self worth.
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  • The perfect job for Morgan

    Jun 08, 2016
    When Robyn McCarthy thought about life after school for her son Morgan, she was filled with anxiety and concern for what the future held but with the support of Mylestones Employment, he has found the perfect job!
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  • What goes around, comes around

    Mar 09, 2016
    Tony Newman saw the positive impacts of ‘giving someone a fair go’ firsthand as the owner of a local cafe, and was so inspired that he changed career paths to help people find their own new beginnings.
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  • More than just 9 to 5

    Jan 08, 2016
    In October, CPL and Mylestones Employment held a celebration night in Townsville to recognise leading local businesses for their dedication to creating real employment opportunities and pathways for people with disabilities. Find out who won!
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  • Mylestones Printing helps reduce energy bills

    Jun 23, 2015
    CitySmart and CPL’s Mylestones Printing are working together to help young adults in Brisbane reduce their energy consumption, save money on bills and most importantly save the environment!
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  • Beauty business gives disability worker a chance to shine

    May 19, 2015
    Finding hard-working, loyal and reliable employees who are passionate about the business they work for sounds like a long, hard slog but Gold Coast beauty business owner, Leah, found it was only as difficult as talking to her local Mylestones Employment service.
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  • Training Gets Started

    Apr 08, 2015
    The key to fixing Gladstone’s job crisis was enrolment in the Mylestones Training Certificate III in Disability courses. Senior Support Carer at CPL Gladstone, Tracey Clifford, said a new round of training has just started.
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  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

    Feb 26, 2015
    Some people are born knowing what they want to be when they grow up, and Tahli Knight is no exception.
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  • Dreams come true for Caleb

    Jan 22, 2015
    Caleb Weekes always dreamt of working for Mayor Pam Parker at his local Logan City Council. With the support of Mylestones Employment, a non-profit that supports Queenslanders with barriers to find jobs, Caleb’s dream became reality in December 2013.
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  • Support Worker Shines

    Dec 08, 2014
    Betty Bath jumped into a new career in the disability sector after 20 years in her previous role, with the help of Mylestones Training.
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  • Local gym owner wins a national award for giving people a fair go

    Dec 01, 2014
    John McDonald, owner of Browns Plains Lifestyle Health gym, has won a national award for Improving Employment Opportunites at the 2014 National Disability Awards in Canberra.
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  • A natural carer’s instinct

    Oct 22, 2014
    It’s not often you find a job that makes your heart feel warm and fuzzy, but Support Worker at CPL’s Bundaberg centre, Jenny Gelder, has done just that.
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  • Jake's a details man

    Oct 03, 2014
    ZILLMERE resident Jake Mann is a working man now, thanks to a determination to excel. The 27-year-old was struggling to find work when he decided to enhance his skill set and undertook a Certificate III in Business with Mylestones Training.
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  • Mylestones Printing runner up in Australian Disability Enterprise Excellence Award

    Sep 24, 2014
    A local Strathpine printing & mail out service that employs over 40 staff with disabilities was awarded runner up in the prestigious 2014 Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) Excellence Awards in Sydney last week.
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  • Printing partnership paves the way for active kids

    Aug 27, 2014
    Mylestones Printing, together with community organisation Nature Play, is helping kids around Queensland swap screen time for green time with a new State Government initiative.
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  • NDIS delivers 13,000 new disability sector jobs for Queensland

    Aug 22, 2014
    It’s been described as the single biggest overhaul to Australia’s medical system since the introduction of Medicare in 1974, and now the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to create 13,000 new disability sector jobs when it is introduced to Queensland in 2016.
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