About Back to Work

 

Back to Work gives Queensland employers the confidence to take on someone new and the opportunity to grow their business.

 

Back to Work Regional Employment Package

 

The Back to Work – Regional Employment Package (Back to Work) is a two-year $150 million initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ regional jobseekers and provide an economic boost to regions facing challenging times.

 

Employer Support and Youth Boost Payments are available to employers who meet all the program eligibility criteria.

 

Employer Support Payments are available for employers who hire an eligible jobseeker between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2018.

 

Youth Boost Payments are  available for employers who hire an eligible jobseeker between 1 December 2016 and 31 October 2017 (subject to the availability of funds).

 

Where is the program delivered?

 

Back to Work Regional Employer Support Payments and Youth Boost Payments are offered in the following regions:

  • Wide Bay Burnett
  • North Queensland
  • Far North Queensland
  • Mackay/Whitsunday
  • Central Queensland
  • North West Queensland
  • South West Queensland.

To learn more, click here.

 

Back to Work South East Queensland

 

The Back to Work – South East Queensland Employment Package (Back to Work SEQ) is a one-year $27.5 million initiative designed to give businesses the confidence to employ long-term unemployed and unemployed young jobseekers in South East Queensland (SEQ). This program aims to facilitate unemployed jobseekers into the labour market and support them to create a strong connection to the labour force.

Employer Support and Youth Boost Payments will be available for employers who hire an eligible jobseeker between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018 (subject to the availability of funds).

 

Where is the program delivered?

 

Back to Work SEQ Employer Support Payments and Youth Boost Payments are offered in the following areas:

  • Brisbane
  • Redlands
  • Logan
  • Gold Coast
  • Scenic Rim
  • Ipswich
  • Lockyer Valley
  • Somerset
  • Moreton Bay
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Noosa
  • Toowoomba.

To learn more click here.