The Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (formerly Department of Jobs and Small Business) is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.
Department of Education, Skills and Employment Graduate Program is designed to provide graduates with a range of experience and structured learning and development to support a successful career working for the department and the Australian Government.
The Department's Portfolio Budget information for each financial year.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment works to ensure Australians can experience the wellbeing and economic benefits that quality education, skills and employment provide.
The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgement and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.
An 15 month entry-level employment and development program open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Participants work in selected agencies in the Australian Public Service.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment may offer grants to organisations or individuals, to support the Australian Government’s agenda to create more jobs and increase productivity.
The 2017-2020 Reconciliation Action Plan promotes the Department’s commitment to reconciliation and improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the key areas of employment and workplace relations, and is taking a coordinated approach to embedding reconciliation into everyday business...
The department’s Legal Service Expenditure.
The Annual Report provides information about the Department's achievements, corporate arrangements and performance.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment communicates programs and policies to employers, employees and the broader community.
The Department is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, visitors, contractors, sub-contractors and their workers.
The department is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce and supports reconciliation.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (the department) uses social media to engage and develop active relationships with stakeholders and gain a better understanding of stakeholder attitudes.
This series provides an avenue for the Department of Education, Skills and Employment staff to publish and disseminate their research and analyses to a broader audience.
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. ...
Wage subsidies are a financial incentive to encourage employers to hire eligible participants in ongoing jobs by contributing to the initial costs of hiring a new employee. Wage subsidies can help to build a business and give employers greater flexibility in their hiring options.
Restart is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment delivers programs and services to support young Australians and help them to move from welfare to work.
Individuals not in employment, education or training who are interested in running their own business may be eligible for New Business Assistance with NEIS.
Work for the Dole places job seekers in activities where they can gain skills and experience that give back to the community and can help them find a job.
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.
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.
The Government is supporting Australians to remain in the workforce, have flexibility in their later working years and retire with security. Support is also available for employers to help hire or re-train mature age workers to benefit from their skills and experience.
Paid Parental Leave scheme provides eligible working parents with up to 18 weeks of government-funded Parental Leave Pay at the rate of the National Minimum Wage.
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.
Changes to the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP) On 1 July 2015 the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) replaced the Indigenous Opportunities Policy (IOP).
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. ...
ParentsNext is an Australian Government support program to help you plan your next steps towards study or work.
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.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (formerly the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business) regularly reviews the skilled migration occupation lists to ensure they are responsive to genuine skill needs across Australia. These lists underpin a range of...
Supporting regional employers to attract and retain women returning to work after a career break.
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.
From 1 July 2018, a collaborative partnership on mature age employment will be established to encourage employers to create more mature age friendly workplaces and reduce age discrimination.
The Community Development Program (CDP) is the Australian Government’s remote employment and community development service.
The department undertakes a range of digital information assurance activities to support the delivery of employment services.
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 are an on-the-ground presence that work with retrenched workers and other job seekers in specific regions to connect them with training, job opportunities and to link them with other existing support. Employment Facilitators are engaged to facilitate government initiatives...
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.
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.