The Career Check Up Expo is an initiative of IRT Foundation to provide seniors a one-stop-shop for planning their future and getting the right advice about working and retirement. We held our latest Expo in Ballina on 13 March 2018.


The Expo put age-friendly employers, training organisations, career coaching, HR advisers, and financial planners all in direct contact with mature workers to break down the barrier to accessing information.

Older workers left the Expo with a personal action plan for the next stage of their working life.

Entry was free and included a session with a Careers Advisor.


ACE Community College Lismore, Australian Unity, Cancer Council NSW, Centrelink - Human Services, Enterprise and Training Company, Feros Care, FSG Australia, Future Proof, Liberation Larder Inc, Multitask Human Resources Foundation, NORTEC Employment and Training, North Coast Community College, OCTEC Ltd, ORS Group, Silvertemp, StatePlus, TAFE NSW, Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Services and more...


8.30am Official welcome

9.00am Centrelink - Australian Government Payments & Services

9.30am Australian Human Rights Commission & The Benevolent Society - Take charge of your career: tips for navigating the changing world of work

10.30am Future Proof Financial - Financial Wellness: Future Proof your retirement

11.00am TTCo - The Career Intelligence approach to career strategy

12.00pm North Coast Community College - Tech savvy workshop: come join us to learn how to use your new iphone

1.00pm University of Southern Queensland - Recognising your value & experience

pdf Download the event program




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