jobactive is the Australian Government’s way to get more Australians into work. It connects job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in over 1700 locations across Australia. ...
Financial incentives are available to encourage businesses to hire and retain new employees.
Restart is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.
Work for the Dole places job seekers in activities where they can gain skills and experience that give back to the community and can help them find a job.
The Department of Jobs and Small Business delivers programs and services to support young Australians and help them to move from welfare to work.
Individuals who are interested in running a new small business may be eligible to participate in the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS), delivered as part of jobactive.
Changes to the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP) On 1 July 2015 the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) replaced the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP).
Connections for Quality displays information about employment services providers on the Australian JobSearch website, this includes how a provider can help job seekers and employers in their local area. ...
The Australian Government, with the endorsement of the APEC Human Resources Development Working Group and with collaboration from the International Labour Organization, is hosting a two-day workshop to discuss strategies aimed at improving quality employment opportunities for women. This...
Career Transition Assistance is a new initiative to help mature age job seekers build their confidence and become more competitive in their local labour market.
From 1 July 2018, a collaborative partnership on mature age employment will be established to encourage employers to create more mature age friendly workplaces and reduce age discrimination.
On 1 July 2015 the Community Development Programme (CDP) commenced. The Government has reformed the Remote Jobs and Communities Programme (RJCP) to deliver better opportunities for remote job-seekers and foster stronger economic and social outcomes in remote Australia.
Employers may be able to get financial help from the Australian Government for equipment, modifications and services to support their employees with disability through the Employment Assistance Fund.
Employment Facilitators are an on-the-ground presence that work with retrenched workers in specific regions to connect them with training, job opportunities and to link them with other existing support. ...
The Australian Government undertakes research and analysis of employment trends across Australia to support government policy development. Employment related research in the areas of skill shortages, recruitment experiences, labour and skills needs and industry and employment trends is available.
Job seekers with disability, injury, illness or other disadvantage may receive an assessment through the Australian Government to help find the most appropriate employment service assistance for them. These are called Employment Services Assessments.
The Department of Jobs and Small Business (the Department) undertakes a range of purchasing activities for employment services. Information about current activities is provided below. Purchasing activity information will be available from 9.00am (Canberra time) on the day of release.
Flexible work arrangements can support small to medium businesses to attract a diverse workforce and gain a competitive edge.
The Group of Twenty (G20) is the leading forum for international economic cooperation. Each year G20 Leaders and Ministers meet to discuss ways to strengthen the global economy. ...
The Australian Government provides assistance to people owed certain outstanding employee entitlements following the liquidation or bankruptcy of employers, this help is available through the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG).
Generation Success is an industry-led initiative that aims to combat youth unemployment in Australia. This page provides information for employers on how they can help young people connect with employment and work experience opportunities.
Harvest Labour Services and the National Harvest Labour Information Service connect workers with employers in harvesting areas across Australia. Access to these services is not limited to people receiving income support payments.
The Department of Jobs and Small Business engages with relevant international forums such as the OECD, ILO, G20 and APEC to promote Australia’s national interests and help develop evidence-based domestic policies that support the creation of a strong and diversified Australian economy.
The JSCI is a questionnaire used to: ...
Jobs Fairs aim to give people the chance to explore employment opportunities in their local community.