Support for Opal Australian Paper workers

ForestWorks is delivering support to Opal Australian Paper workers affected by white side manufacturing stand downs and any future operational changes through the Opal Worker Support Service.

Any worker who is made redundant will be eligible for:

  • Intake and case management services
  • Training support including recognition of current competencies and funded training
  • Employment assistance services including the utilisation of Jobs Victoria Services and Skills and Jobs Centres
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Eligible workers may receive a relocation support payment of up to $45,000 if alternative employment has been secured and involves moving more than 50kms from current address. Click here to read more about relocation funding
  • Financial planning advice