Outcome and program structure

Outcome 1

Foster a productive and competitive labour market through employment policies and programs that assist job seekers into work, meet employer needs and increase Australia’s workforce participation.

  • Program 1.1 Employment services

The department measures its progress towards achieving Outcome 1 against five employment services objectives and one program measure:

  • Job seekers find and keep a job.
  • Job seekers move from welfare to work.
  • Job seekers meet their mutual obligations.
  • jobactive organisations deliver quality services.
  • Young people move into work or education.
  • jobactive–overall program measure.

Outcome 2

Facilitate jobs growth through policies that promote fair, productive and safe workplaces.

  • Program 2.1 Workplace Support.
  • Program 2.2 Workers’ compensation payments.

The department measures its progress towards achieving Outcome 2 against three objectives:

  • The Fair Entitlement Guarantee functions effectively.
  • Commonwealth-funded projects are undertaken by builders accredited by the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner.
  • The workplace relations system contributes to the productivity agenda by encouraging the adoption of flexible and modern workplace relations principles.