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Career Revive

Supporting regional employers to attract and retain women returning to work after a career break.

Career Transition Assistance

The Career Transition Assistance program is designed to help mature-age job seekers to build their confidence and skills to become more competitive in their local labour market.

Collaborative Partnership on Mature Age Employment

The Collaborative Partnership on Mature Age Employment (the Partnership) raises awareness of age discrimination among employers, promotes the benefits of employing older workers and helps employers to manage an age-diverse workforce.

Community Development Program (CDP)

The Community Development Program (CDP) is the Australian Government’s remote employment and community development service.

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. ...

Digital Information Assurance / IT Security Compliance

The department undertakes a range of digital information assurance activities to support the delivery of employment services.

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 support the delivery of the Local Jobs Program by bringing together key stakeholders including employers, employment service providers, and higher education and training organisations to work collaboratively.

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 Education, Skills and Employment (the department) undertakes a range of purchasing activities for employment services. Information about current activities is provided below.

Empowering YOUth Initiatives

Empowering YOUth Initiatives trialled new, innovative approaches to help long-term unemployed young people aged 15 to 24 years to improve their skills and move toward sustainable employment. The aim of Empowering YOUth Initiatives was to inform future youth employment policies and programs.

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.

Harvest Trail Services

Harvest Trail Services and the Harvest Trail Information Service connect workers with employers in harvest areas across Australia. ...

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).

Insurance arrangements for Employment Services activities

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (the Department) purchases insurance for participants undertaking approved Employment Services activities, and combined liability insurance for job seekers and hosts of approved Employment Services activities and Community Support Projects.

International Engagement

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (formerly Employment, Skills, Small and Family 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...

Job Outlook

Job Outlook is your online guide to careers and trends in the jobs market. It can help you find careers that match your interests, experience or skillset, and has the information you need to make a decision in your job search, study or training pathway.

Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI)

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


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

About Jobs Fairs Jobs Fairs are free events that are conducted face-to-face or online by the Australian Government. These events are a great way for job seekers to connect with local employers to discuss current opportunities in their region.

Labour Market Information Portal

The Labour Market Information Portal is an online resource that brings together data, reports and insights to help you better understand your local labour market.

Launch into Work program

Do you have vacancies within your organisation? ...

Local Jobs Program

The Local Jobs Program runs to 30 June 2022 in 25 regions throughout Australia.  It brings together expertise, resources and access to funding at the local level to focus on reskilling, upskilling and employment pathways for people in each region.  The program is part of supporting...