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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. ...

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

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.

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 15-24 on their journey to employment. The service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or...

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