Meet the Speakers at the Long Term Unemployment Conference – David Thompson

Meet one of the Speakers at the Long Term Unemployment Conference, Mr David Thompson, CEO of Jobs Australia.

David Thompson

Mr David Thompson, CEO of Jobs Australia Limited, the national peak organisation for more than 270 non-profit providers of employment and related services for unemployed people.

David has a keen interest in social justice and equity issues.

Director of the National Roundtable of Nonprofit Organisations Limited,

Chair, Jobs Australia Foundation,

Chair, COMMACT International and Director of its Australian Chapter,

Chair of Community 21 Limited,

Chair of Community Sector Enterprises Pty Ltd

David is also a member of the Board of the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy and a Member of the federal government’s National Place based Advisory Group and numerous other advisory bodies on employment services.

About Jobs Australia

Jobs Australia is the national peak body for nonprofit organisations that assist unemployed people to get and keep jobs. The network helps members to make the most effective use of their resources to promote the need for services and support that will help unemployed people to participate fully in society.  Jobs Australia provide an independent voice for members who range from large charitable organisations to small local community-based agencies. Jobs Australia is the largest network of employment and related service providers in Australia and is funded and owned by its members.

Australian Long Term Unemployment Conference will be held on 18-19 August 2014, QT Hotel Surfers Paradise. The 2 day conference will feature keynote presentations and 3-4 streams on long term unemployment issues, please click on the link for the Preliminary Program Released. For more information about the conference please visit the website or call the conference secretariat on 61 7) 5502 2068. Please note the Early Bird ends on the 7th July 2014.