Announcement | 1 March 2017

The Government has announced 21 organisations were successful in their applications to deliver the second round of Empowering YOUth Initiatives.

Announcement | 27 February 2017

A research paper on enterprise bargaining is now available to supplement the Department of Employment’s quarterly Trends in Enterprise Bargaining reports. This paper examines bargaining trends in the private sector in greater detail including by agreement size, industry and union coverage.


Announcement | 22 February 2017

The Australian Government has announced that over 70 organisations will be offered appointment as providers on the new jobactive PaTH Employability Skills Training Panel. 

Announcement | 9 December 2016

Announcement | 5 December 2016

The Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Initiative will assist young people to create their own job by starting a small business.

Announcement | 3 November 2016

The Government has today announced it will provide a $3 million structural adjustment package to support retrenched workers and their partners from the Hazelwood mine, power station and supply chain businesses in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.

Announcement | 11 October 2016

The Department of Employment has published a response to feedback received from stakeholders on the Employability Skills Training Consultation Paper.

Announcement | 21 September 2016

The Department of Employment is running a job search tips information session for job seekers. 

Announcement | 6 May 2016

On 6 May 2016, the Australian Government announced the commencement of a tourism pilot under the Seasonal Worker Programme, specifically for Northern Australia. This pilot is one of the workforce measures announced as part of the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia. This builds on the current operation of the programme in the accommodation sector in selected locations in Australia.

Announcement | 3 May 2016

On Tuesday 3 May the Treasurer the Hon Scott Morrison handed down the 2016–17 Budget.

Announcement | 12 April 2016

Through Work for the Dole, the RSPCA in Darwin has been providing local job seekers with an array of opportunities to improve their employability skills and confidence.

Announcement | 5 April 2016

Job seekers on the Gold Coast are participating in a positive and worthwhile Work for the Dole activity at the National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, a Gold Coast tourist attraction dedicated to the conservation of native flora and protection of native Australian wildlife. 

Announcement | 30 March 2016

Job seekers participating in the Australian Government’s Work for the Dole programme have helped to support mature age members of their local community through the Care and Share programme at the Trinity Baptist Church Centre in South Australia. 

Announcement | 22 March 2016

PepperTree Place community garden and nursery in Coburg has a vision to become a community hub that nurtures the wellbeing of people and their environment. It was established so the local community could learn essential gardening, cooking and dietary skills and provide connections for community in a shared space in the city.

Announcement | 9 March 2016

Today the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash announced the organisations that will deliver ParentsNext Projects in 10 areas throughout Australia.