Employer support payments
Employer support payments of up to $10,000 to hire and keep a regional Queenslander employed for 12 months or more. Payments increase to $15,000 for hiring long-term unemployed regional Queenslanders.
Eligible employees will also have access to job readiness support to help them start their new job. This may include training, purchasing new equipment and uniforms or gaining or renewing trade licenses.
Back to Work Navigation Teams
Back to Work Navigation Teams who know the local economy will help local employers looking to fill jobs. They will connect jobseekers to jobs or further skills training and apprentice pathways.