The Workforce Council is a peak body for Queensland’s health and community services workforce. We work collaboratively with government, industry organisations, workplaces, individuals, education and training providers and other stakeholders to ensure the future viability of our industry’s workforce.
Our expertise is in delivering workforce planning, workforce development and skills development strategies, support and advice. We undertake workforce research, design and deliver workforce plans, and coordinate over 1,000 skilling and professional development activities each year, reaching more than 20,000 workers.
The Workforce Council is available to support your workforce and skilling needs. Over the past 20 years we have supported hundreds of organisations to forecast the future demands on their services, plan their workforce accordingly and develop strategies and roadmaps to successfully attract, skill and retain the workforce they need to meet those demands.Find out more >
The Workforce Council is governed by a 12 member Board, which exercise the powers and meets the obligations of its constitution and relevant legislation. The Board is elected by its Industries Reference Group (IRG) to represent the Health and Community Services Industries in Queensland.Find out more >
As a peak body working closely with our industry and industry partners, the Workforce Council is in a prime position to lead and support the sustainability of our industry through contemporary and responsive workforce practices. In order to achieve this Workforce Council has identified four key areas for focus between 2013 and 2016.Find out more >