Back to Work South East Queensland
From 1 July 2017, the Queensland Government’s $27.5 million Back to Work South East Queensland program will provide support for employers who hire a long term unemployed or young unemployed jobseeker in the South East Queensland region.
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). Learn more here.
Back to Work Regional Employer Support Payment
The Back to Work Regional Program’s Guidelines and Terms and Conditions have been updated and will take effect from 1 July 2017.
From 1 July 2017, each eligible employer may apply for a maximum of five Back to Work Regional Employer Support applications.
The cap of five applications applies for all new claims made for employees who commence employment from 1 July 2017, including Employer Support Payments and Youth Boost Payments and combinations of both payment types. Once a total of five applications have been approved, no further applications can be accepted.
This cap will not apply to applications for employees commencing before 1 July 2017.
Youth Boost Payments
The Youth Boost payment is available for eligible jobseekers between 1 December 2016 and 31 October 2017. Visit the Youth Boost Payment page for funding and eligibility information.
Program Guidelines and Terms and Conditions
Back to Work Regional Guidelines for Funding (from 1 July 2017)
Back to Work Regional Program Terms and Conditions (from 1 July 2017)
Back to Work Employer Support Guidelines for Funding (up to and including 30 June 2017)
Back to Work Regional Terms and Conditions (up to and including 30 June 2017)
The FAQ’s below will provide more information on eligibility criteria and how to apply. If you have further questions, please contact your local Back to Work Employer Officer.