Financial incentives are available to encourage businesses to hire and retain new employees. Subsidies are available to employ eligible people including parents, youth, indigenous, mature age (50+), and Restart job seekers.
We have gathered some resources to assist employers
In this section
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
The employer section includes information relating to looking for staff, workplace relations, employing people with a disability, employing young people, employing mature age people, employing indigenous people, wage subsidies and incentives.
The jobactive YouTube channel has information and resources for job seekers and employers.
The jobactive JobSearch Website feature a help-guide to find your way around jobactive JobSearch.
State-based employer organisations
NSW Business Chamber is the state’s peak business organisation. As an independent not-for-profit organisation, they are dedicated to helping businesses of all sizes to maximise their potential.
Business Victoria provides information for business owners relating to running a business and employer responsibilities.
The Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a peak body for employers in Victoria.
The Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIQ) is the voice of Queensland business. Its goal is to make Queensland the best place in the world to do business.
Other useful information
The Fairwork Ombudsman provides information and advice about Australia’s workplace rights and rules, including awards and national employment standards.
Australian Apprenticeships encompasses all apprenticeships and traineeships and are available to school-leavers, those re-entering the workforce or those wishing to change careers.