Wage Subsidies

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Provides employers with financial incentives to hire and retain eligible job seekers in ongoing and sustainable positions.

Who can apply:

At a minimum, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • hire an eligible job seeker
  • have not previously received a wage subsidy for the same person
  • not be an Australian, state or territory government agency.

Other eligibility requirements apply.

Overview

Wage subsidies provide Australian businesses with financial incentives of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to hire and retain eligible job seekers in ongoing and sustainable positions.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an ABN
  • hire an eligible jobseeker for an ongoing position
  • not be an Australian, state or territory government agency
  • not have previously received a wage subsidy for the same person.

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Wage Subsidies.

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply at Wage Subsidies.

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