This was replaced by a requirement to undertake six months of training, or unpaid work experience through the Work for the Dole program which applied to young unemployed people from 1997 and extended progressively to recipients up to 50 years of age.
What does WFTD stand for?
WFTD stands for Work for the Dole (Australia)
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- Write from the Beginning (writing education program)
- Western Fox Terrier Breeders Association
- Weapons and Field Training Battalion (USMC)
- Wisconsin Fair Trade Coalition (Madison, WI)
- Working Families' Tax Credit (UK)
- World Federation of Therapeutic Communities
- Wallops Front-end Telemetry Command System
- Whistler for the Disabled (Whistler, BC, Canada)
- Windsor for the Derby (band)
- Women's Flying Training Detachment
- World Fair Trade Day (World Fair Trade Organization)
- Womens Flat Track Derby Association (St Louis, MO)
- Waiting for the End (Linkin Park song)
- Windows FTE
- Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, Inc. (Boxford, MA)
- Worked Full-Time-Equivalent Employees (injury study)
- Wi-Fi Technology Forum
- World Field Target Federation (international governing body)
- Wichita Falls Teachers Federal Credit Union (Texas)
- World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations
Samples in periodicals archive:
The volunteers at BHE include general community members, Centrelink Mature Age volunteers, Work for the Dole participants, school and TAFE students on work experience placements, and people completing community service hours.
The government will also introduce a work for the dole scheme.
He noted: 'The announcement followed Ferrari's decision to take advantage of the Government's Work for the Dole scheme and employ unemployable Scousers.
Under the Common Youth Allowance introduced in 1 July 1998 all long term jobless people under the age of 25 years who were unemployed for over 6 months were required to engage in some form of training or education(1) or were compelled to work for the dole (DSS 1998).
The Government has already begun to circumvent the labour market -- that is, after all, what work for the dole is about.
There will be less reliance on the harsh 8 week withdrawal of payments, although a new 'no show no pay' rule is proposed to dock a day's income support payment for each day that a recipient misses Work For The Dole or a training course.
The emergence of `mutual obligation' When John Howard delivered the first `Annual Federation Address' in Adelaide in January 1998 one of his key topics was a Work for the Dole scheme that had been introduced as part of a broad reform of the government's welfare program.