Your Guide to Wage Subsidies
Wage subsidies are financial incentives employers can access by hiring eligible job seeking customers. To receive a wage subsidy from Workskil Australia, your new employee must be registered with us.
What wage subsidies are available?*
Mature Aged Workers. Up to $10,000 if you hire someone aged 50 years or older.
Young People. Up to $10,000 if you hire an eligible young person aged 15 to 29.
Indigenous Australians. Up to $10,000 for eligible Indigenous job seeking customers.
People with Disability. Up to $10,000 for eligible job seeking customer who have a disability.
Long Term Unemployed. Up to $6,500 if you hire an eligible customer who have been registered with Workskil Australia for at least 12 months.
Parents. Up to $6,500 for principal carer parents.
What types of jobs are eligible?
· Full time or part time.
· Casual employment, provided it is ongoing.
· Ongoing Apprenticeship or Traineeship.
· Meets Australian employment standards.
· Minimum 20 hours per week averaged over six months**.
Want to find out more?
*Conditions and eligibility criteria apply to all wage subsidy agreements. Figures refer to individual recruits.
**Excluding Disability Employment Services placements which also offer incentives for placements with 8 hours or 15 hours