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Grants & assistance

Wage Subsidies

  • Open

Provides employers who hire eligible job seekers funding of up to $10,000 to hire, train and retain job seekers into sustainable jobs.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • employ an eligible job seeker for 20 hours or more per week, averaged over six months
  • not previously have received a subsidy for the same employee.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Training Fund Authority ACT

  • Open

Provides workers in the ACT building and construction industry with access to various levels of funding to help develop skills, improve culture, access training and support new workers entering the industry.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be employing someone who:
    • is substantially carrying out work described in the Schedule of Work in the ACT, and
    • has undertaken training that meets all the requirements outlined in approved RTOs/courses.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

NT Employer Incentive Scheme

  • Open

Provides NT employers with funding of up to $4,000 to employ an apprentice or trainee.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be employing an apprentice or trainee that is an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen who has lived in Australia for at least six months.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Wage Subsidy Scheme

  • Open

Provides employers who hire job seekers registered with a Disability Employment Service provider up to $1,500 to help people with disability gain skills and experience through employment.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • employ a job seeker who is registered with a Disability Employment Service Provider for 13 weeks and at least eight hours per week
  • hire them under a legal industrial agreement with open employment conditions
  • guarantee a weekly award-based (not commission or subcontracting) wage.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Business Growth Grants

  • Open

Provides businesses with matched funding of up to $20,000 for the cost of hiring an expert to help with implementing the advice and strategies recommended through the Business Evaluation, Growth Services, Supply Chain Facilitation or Tourism Partnerships programmes.

Who can apply?

At a minimum, you must:

  • have received a Business Evaluation Report or Action Plan, Supplier Improvement Plan, Growth Plan, or Tourism Partnership Action Plan under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme
  • submit your application within the eligibility timeframes (typically within six months of receiving advisory services)
  • be able to fund the cost of the external service provider prior to receiving the grant.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Grants & assistance

Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Programme

  • Open

Provides employers with funding of between $750 and $4,000 to employ an apprentice.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • employ an Australian apprentice at Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level
  • have a training contract with your apprentice.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Jobs Action Plan NSW

  • Open

Provides businesses operating in NSW with a $6,000 payroll tax rebate to employ new workers in new eligible employment.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be an employer who is paying payroll tax
  • not have more than 50 full time employees
  • hire new full-time employees whose jobs will be mainly performed in NSW.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Employer Support Payment Scheme (ESPS)

  • Open

Provides businesses who employ a Reservist or a self-employed Reservist with payments when the Reservist is absent from their civilian workplace on eligible periods of Defence service.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • employ a Reservist or be a self-employed Reservist
  • operate a business
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN).

Other eligibility criteria may apply.

Grants & assistance

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

  • Open

Provides eligible unemployed people assistance with training, mentoring, income support and rental assistance to help them to become a self-employed business owner.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be unemployed
  • be able to work full-time in your proposed business
  • not have been declared bankrupt.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.

Grants & assistance

Small Business Grant NSW

  • Open

Provides small business owners in NSW who don't pay payroll tax, a payment of $2,000 for each new full-time position employed in their business.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • not be required to pay payroll tax during the first 12 months of employing the new person
  • hire your new employee full time.

Other eligibility requirements may apply.