Incentives & Wage Subsidies
Have you considered employing a job seeker through CVGT Australia? You may be eligible to receive a wage subsidy or Australian Government incentive.
A wage subsidy is a financial incentive paid by CVGT Australia to an eligible employer to assist with the cost of wages, training, mentoring and employment of an eligible job seeker through our jobactive or Disability Employment Services programs. The wage subsidy is tailored to the job seeker and your business.
Is my business eligible?
Your business is eligible for a wage subsidy if you:-
have an ABN
haven’t already received a wage subsidy for the same job seeker
are not an Australian, state or territory government agency
What type of jobs can I offer?
Ongoing full-time jobs
Ongoing part-time jobs
Complies with Australian employment standards
Apprenticeship or traineeship
Minimum 20 hours each week for six months
Short-term or seasonal work that will not lead to ongoing employment
For a family member
Sub-contracting or self-employment
A job that displaces a current employee
Who can I hire?
To receive a wage subsidy the job seeker you employ must be registered with CVGT Australia. Other eligibility requirements are based on a job seeker’s circumstances.
How do I apply?
To apply for a wage subsidy contact your local CVGT Australia office within 12 weeks (84 calendar days) of the job starting.
A ‘kick-start’ payment of up to 40 per cent of the wage subsidy may be available to eligible employers four weeks after the job starts.
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