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Career Transition Assistance

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.

Collaborative Partnership on Mature Age Employment

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.

Community Development Program (CDP)

On 1 July 2015 the Community Development Program (CDP) commenced. The Government has reformed the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP) to deliver better opportunities for remote job seekers and foster stronger economic and social outcomes in remote Australia.

Connections for Quality

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. ...

Employment Assistance Fund (EAF)

The EAF gives financial help to eligible people with disability and mental health conditions and employers to buy work-related modifications, equipment, Auslan services and workplace assistance and support services.

Employment Facilitators

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.

Employment Research and Statistics

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.

Employment Services Assessments

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.

Employment Services Purchasing Information

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.

Empowering YOUth Initiatives

Empowering YOUth Initiatives support new, innovative approaches to help long-term unemployed young people aged 15 to 24 years  to improve their skills and move toward sustainable employment. June 2018 - Innovation in Youth Employment Services Forums Summary

Flexible work arrangements for small to medium businesses

Flexible work arrangements can support small to medium businesses to attract a diverse workforce and gain a competitive edge.

G20 Employment

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. ...

General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme (GEERS)

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 - youth employment initiative

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

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.

Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP)

Changes to the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP) On 1 July 2015 the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) replaced the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP).

International Engagement

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.

Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI)

The JSCI (also known as the ‘Job Seeker Snapshot’) is a questionnaire used to: ...

jobactive

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. ...

Jobs Fair

Jobs Fairs aim to give people the chance to explore employment opportunities in their local community.

Launch into Work program

Do you have vacancies within your organisation? ...

National Disability Recruitment Coordinator

The National Disability Recruitment Coordinator service works with employers across Australia to develop job opportunities for job seekers with disability.

National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Economic Participation

The National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Economic Participation expired on 30 June 2013. On 18 September 2013, responsibility for this programme was transferred to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme

The Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme concluded on 30 June 2012.

ParentsNext

ParentsNext helps eligible parents to plan and prepare for employment by the time their children go to school. It now operates in all non-remote areas of Australia. 

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