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Newsroom article | 3 September 2018

Youth Jobs PaTH internships are working for Transition to Work participants, creating opportunities for more young people to get into work.

Newsroom article | 27 August 2018

Get Moving is an Empowering YOUth Initiatives (EYI) project offering intensive support to assist unemployed people aged 18-24 to relocate for work.

Newsroom article | 24 August 2018

Over the last 12 months, three Department of Jobs and Small Business staff members have travelled to Cape York in Far North Queensland to work alongside not-for-profit organisations.

Newsroom article | 22 August 2018

The Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) explores opportunities in the labour market at a detailed occupational and regional level.

Announcement | 20 August 2018

Newsroom article | 17 August 2018

The Department of Jobs and Small Business has projected that total employment will increase by 886,100 (7.1%) over the next five years.

Newsroom article | 14 August 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, more than 800 locals attended a Jobs Fair at Providore Place in Devonport, Tasmania.

Newsroom article | 13 August 2018

The new targeted compliance framework started 1 July 2018. As job seekers transition to the new framework, there have been many questions regarding how the system is applied. The following FAQs provide some explanation of the framework and how it practically affects job seekers.

Newsroom article | 10 August 2018

On the 12 August, International Youth Day will be celebrated across the world to promote discussions important to young people and to recognise their achievements.

Announcement | 9 August 2018

From 20 September 2018, some job seeker’s will have changes to their participation requirements. These changes will apply to job seekers aged 30 to 49 and aged 55 to the Age Pension age.

Newsroom article | 7 August 2018

When it comes to assisting young people make the transition from education to employment, there’s no ‘one size fits all’.

Newsroom article | 3 August 2018

More than 10 employment services providers recently attended a collaborative session in Melbourne’s north west to discuss best practice in delivering the Youth Jobs PaTH program.

Announcement | 3 August 2018

Updated 17 December 2018

On 3 August 2018, the Department of Jobs and Small Business notified that it had identified and resolved fraudulent activity related to employer advertisements on the jobactive website.

Newsroom article | 2 August 2018

The share of job vacancies advertised online by employers has increased by 15 percentage points since 2012-13, from 45% to 60% in 2016-17.

Announcement | 31 July 2018

The Australian Government delivers employment services to support job seekers into work. The current system, jobactive, is delivering good outcomes, but the world of work is changing and the system needs to change to meet future needs.

Newsroom article | 30 July 2018

The ‘Local Jobs Local People’ event on 25 July 2018 in Port Adelaide, South Australia, created an environment for young people looking for work to meet with employers looking to take on new staff.

Newsroom article | 26 July 2018

The Australian Government has invested $5 million over four years for the trial of a place-based employment services model in the Indigenous community of Yarrabah in norther Queensland.

Newsroom article | 25 July 2018

In July 1985, a pilot program was launched that offered people looking for work an option to generate an income by starting their own business. It was innovative in its provision of both income support and training to help people setup and run a small business.

Newsroom article | 20 July 2018

Public Sector Innovation Month, now in its seventh year, promotes discussion about innovation across the public sector during the month of July.

Newsroom article | 12 July 2018

There can be internal and external factors at play when an employee considers changing jobs. We borrow some tips from our Business Insights page on the jobactive blog to provide some answers for employers. 

Newsroom article | 10 July 2018

Entrepreneurship Facilitators are providing support and advice to people who want to start their own business.

Newsroom article | 6 July 2018

Small businesses around Australia now have access to individual support to grow their digital capabilities.

Research commissioned by the Small Business Digital Taskforce found small businesses that are digitally engaged are more likely to grow their revenue and up to eight times more likely to create new jobs.

Newsroom article | 5 July 2018

Government employment services have placed more than one million people in jobs in the past three years and now the community can have a say in creating future services to help Australians find and keep work.

'The next generation of employment services discussion paper' is open for public consultation.

Newsroom article | 2 July 2018

After staying home to raise young children, it can be daunting to think about getting a job. But tens of thousands of parents will have help to make that transition, with the national expansion of an innovative government program.

Newsroom article | 28 June 2018

A survey of employers of apprentices has found that most are successful in recruiting apprentices, with 70% of vacancies filled.

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