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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.

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.

International Engagement

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

Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI)

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

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.

New Employment Services Model

Government employment services are being transformed to deliver better services to job seekers and employers and a better system for providers. ...

Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme

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

Pathway to Work

Pathway to Work is part of the Australian Government's $110 million Mature Age Employment Package announced in the 2017-18 Federal Budget to help mature age job seekers become more competitive in their local labour market.

Place Based Approaches trial in Yarrabah

Information about the Place Based Approaches trial in Yarrabah, Queensland announced in the 2017-18 Federal Budget.

Regional Employment Trials Program

Recognising that some regions face challenges in terms of employment opportunities and growth, the Australian Government has introduced the Regional Employment Trials (RET) program in 10 disadvantaged regions, starting 1 October 2018.

Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job

Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job (RATTUAJ) is an Australian Government program that assists eligible participants to relocate to take up an offer of full time, ongoing employment. Relocation assistance helps participants accept work outside of their area by removing the financial barriers...

Seasonal Worker Programme

The Australian Government’s Seasonal Worker Programme assists employers in the agriculture and accommodation sectors to fill employment gaps unable to be met by the Australian workforce. It also contributes to the economic development of seasonal workers from nine participating Pacific Island...

Skill shortages

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (formerly Department of Jobs and Small Business) carries out research to identify skill shortages in the Australian labour market. The research results provide information about skill shortages at the state, territory and/or national...

Skills and Training Incentive

The new Skills and Training Incentive assists older Australians to update their skills and stay in the workforce.

Small Business Fair

In February and March 2019 we took our Small Business Fairs to 23 locations nationally, so small business owners could visit our travelling one-stop-shop packed with advice and tips from business leaders and government agencies.

Stronger Transitions

Support for the transition of retrenched workers into future jobs 

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.

Time to Work Employment Service

The Time to Work Employment Service is a national voluntary in-prison employment service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Transition to Work

Transition to Work is an employment service to support young people aged 15-21 on their journey to employment. The service will provide intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.

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.

Youth Jobs PaTH

Youth Jobs PaTH is an Australian Government employment service that helps young people gain skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job.

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