Facilitating the continual improvement of workforce skills in the creative, leisure and technology sectors to drive economic growth & productivity, as well as enriching Western Australia's cultural and social landscape - now and into the future.
FutureNow is the Western Australian Skills Advisory Body for the Creative, Technology & Leisure sectors.
FutureNow's span includes all aspects of Arts and Culture as well as Tourism, Hospitality and Events, Technology, Screen and Media, Print & Graphic Arts and Sport, Recreation and Racing. FutureNow works with employers, workers, self employed people, the education and training sector, government and the community to achieve relevant and meaningful skills outcomes.
Purpose Providing independent industry informed advice to influence workforce development solutions across the Creative, Leisure and Technology sectors. Vision Creative, leisure and technology sectors are valued and well prepared to enable economic diversification and enhance community well being. Objectives Providing leadership and strategic advice about skills, workforce and industry development across creative, leisure and technology sectors in WA. Facilitating collaboration and creating platforms to inspire innovative and progressive workforce development policy solutions and responses Undertaking research on the most important workforce development issues that face our sectors Delivering services to support and build capacity across the diverse sectors that we represent. Extending conversations about the broader ecosystem of workforce development and the impact changing work typologies cna have in future.
We invite you to contribute to this work by joining one of our industry advisory networks.
FutureNow acknowledges the Aboriginal peoples of Australia as Traditional Custodians of the Lands and Waters. It honours their wisdom, cultures, languages and communities and pays respect to the Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise the many contributions Aboriginal people make to our community, our businesses and to our learning.
We accept the Uluru Statement from the Heart and embrace its invitation to walk alongside Aboriginal people united in a better future for all Australians.