Wage Subsidy Scheme


The Wage Subsidy Scheme provides funding for employers who hire job seekers registered with a Disability Employment Service provider to help people with disability gain skills and experience through employment.

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Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $1650.

Who is this for?

Businesses who employ people registered with a Disability Employment Service provider.

Overview

The Wage Subsidy Scheme provides payments to eligible employers to help cover the wages of an employee in the first few months of employment.

The scheme helps people with disability gain skills and experience through employment.

What are the eligibility criteria?

Your business is eligible if it:

  • has an Australian business number (ABN)
  • has not previously received a wage subsidy for the same job
  • has not recently retrenched or reduced the number of workers, or be proposing to do so
  • is notĀ of a type of character that would bring the wage subsidy or the Commonwealth Government into disrepute
  • is not receiving another government wage subsidy for the same worker or position

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Wage Subsidy Scheme.

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