TEN new jobs will be created thanks to a partnership between Central Highlands Water (CHW) and the Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CCMA) as part of a $500 million state government initiative.
The new roles have been created for people who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic and will involve on-ground waterway projects and improving public infrastructure.
The joint CHW and CCMA program will focus on completing on-ground land and waterway health improvement such as weeding, fence construction and upgrading and installing pathways and signage.
The roles will be based in Ballarat and will give people the opportunity to work for six months on land and waterways within the region.
CHW's Managing Director, Paul O'Donohue said it was important organisations helped work as one to create more jobs.
"We are pleased to assist our community by providing these fixed-term roles to give a number of people an income in these uncertain times," Mr O'Donohue said.
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