When it comes to hiring new staff, the Australian government offers a range of financial incentives to business owners through federal, state and local funding programs. Businesses can access wage subsidies up to $30,000 to hire eligible job seekers throughout Australia.
There are currently a variety of employment grants on offer for long-term unemployed, young people, mature age, disabled, indigenous and parents returning to work with grants offered from $6,500 up to $10,000 per person you employ.
Other grants offered for the purpose of employment include:
Employer Grants QLD
Businesses willing to employ job seekers in Queensland can access grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000. SME’s can now grow and expand by hiring new staff in South East Queensland areas including:
- Moreton Bay
- Lockyer Valley
- Scenic Rim
Through this opportunity you will be required to employ eligible job-seekers on a full-time basis in SEQ areas experiencing significant labor market challenges.
Eligible employers can claim a maximum of 5 Back to Work applications. This applies to Mature Age Worker Boost payments, Employer Support Payments, Youth Boost payments and combinations of payment types.
And another one is the:
Mature Age Workers Grants Program
With grants up to $10,000 as a financial incentive for Australian business owners to employ mature age workers over the age of 50. The mature workers grant places importance on educating and supporting businesses about employing and retaining skilled and experienced mature workers.
For a complete list all grants available contact our team of specialist grant advisors to access all of the programs currently open for hiring staff in your state or industry. Phone 02 66782161