Jobs and careers
Australian Apprenticeships are a stepping stone to ongoing employment or further education and training, and a great way to get a head start in the career you want. The Australian Apprenticeships site tells you everything you need to know about apprenticeships, and the benefits of combining practical work and training.
The Australian Apprenticeships Access Program provides job seekers who experience barriers to skilled employment with nationally recognised pre-vocational training, support and assistance. The program is provided at no cost to participants and assists them to find and keep an Australian Apprenticeship, or to enter employment or further education or training.
Check out the cadetship, scholarship and work experience opportunities in Australian Government departments and agencies. You may be entitled to get paid while you study!
Information for job seekers about how to gain employability skills to better equip you to find work. Employability skills are also sometimes referred to as generic skills, capabilities, enabling skills or key competencies. Includes links to Job Ready Certificate, Employability Skills in Training Package.
If you are looking for work, you can search the online facility to find the details of your local employment service providers. Employment service providers are agencies that provide various kinds of support to job seekers.
Check out the graduate opportunities in Australian Government agencies. Australian Government agencies normally advertise graduate employment opportunities between February and June each year. As well as appearing in the electronic APS Employment Gazette, opportunities will be listed on individual agency websites.
Harvest Trail links job seekers with harvest jobs Australia wide. It offers a great way for people to travel around Australia at their own pace while working and earning money.
The Job Guide gives useful information about how to work out what occupations suit you best, based on your interests and abilities. It has detailed descriptions of lots of jobs, including information on the specific tasks and skills involved in each job, and the education and training each job requires.
Job Services Australia is the Australian Government employment services system that supports job seekers and employers.
Provides information about jobs and workplace with links to topics including looking for a job, check your pay rates, overseas working holiday and Information for employers.
JobSearch is Australia's largest free online jobs board. It is a free service to assist job seekers find employment and connect employers with staff.
The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) provides job seekers with accredited small business training, business mentoring and financial assistance to help them to become a self-employed business owner.
Allow people to apply for resource sector jobs, including those covered by Enterprise Migration Agreements (EMAs). The service provides practical assistance for job seekers and employers including workforce and recruitment advice.
When you start work, don't just rely on your employer to get your entitlements right. Here are some MoneySmart things you should consider, including obtaining a tax file number, checking your payslip, checking your superannuation, savings goals and income protection.