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Migrant Communities Employment Fund

As announced in the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2012-2013 Economic Statement of 17 December 2013, the Coalition Government has decided not to proceed with the Migrant Communities Employment Fund. The savings from this measure ($6.6 million over two years) will be redirected by the...

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

Eligible parents living in ten select Local Government Areas across Australia can access help to plan and prepare for employment by the time their children are at school. 

Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job

The Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job programme is an Australian Government programme which helps job seekers to relocate for work.  

Seasonal Worker Incentives

The Seasonal Worker Incentives is a two-year trial for job seekers to participate in seasonal work without affecting their income support payments

Seasonal Worker Programme

The Seasonal Worker Programme contributes to the economic development of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste, by providing access to work opportunities in the Australian agriculture sector, accommodation sector in selected locations and tourism sector (the Northern...

Sharing Better Practice in Employment Services

The Sharing Better Practice pages provide information and resources on better practice in employment and employment services for providers, employers and industry.

Supply Nation

Supply Nation (formerly known as Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council) encourages the growth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses by linking organisations with certified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suppliers. ...

Supported Wage System

The Supported Wage System increases employment opportunities for people with disability through giving employers the opportunity to pay a productivity-based wage to people with disability.

Wage Subsidy Scheme

Employers who give jobs to people with disability may be able to get financial help from the Australian Government. This help is available through the Wage Subsidy Scheme.

Regional Education, Skills and Jobs Initiative

The Regional Education, Skills and Jobs initiative will help communities in regional Australia become more aware of Australian Government programmes that improve participation in education, training and employment in their region.

Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds

The Social Enterprise Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) offer finance and support to eligible social enterprises to help them grow their business and increase the impact of their work in their communities.

Priority Employment Area Initiative

The Priority Employment Area Initiative, including Local Employment Coordinators (LECs), ended on 30 June 2014.  

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