MARYANNE Baker has been appointed employment facilitator for the Mandurah region to help support workers affected by the downturn in the mining industry.
Canning MRH Andrew Hastie said that with Mrs Baker’s appointment, the community now had access to a knowledgeable and locally based resource.
Employment Minister Michaelia Cash said Mrs Baker had lived and worked in the Mandurah area for many years and had a sound understanding of the challenges faced by employers, employees and people looking for work.
She said her past work with local and interstate businesses, business owners and individuals would enable her to offer sound guidance and support to affected works.
She will join other Department of Employment services in the region, including six jobactive providers and a Transition to Work provider.