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jobactive is the Australian Government’s way to get more Australians into work. It connects job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in over 1700 locations across Australia.

To find out more about jobactive and to find your local provider visit the jobactive website.

Employers can use a local jobactive provider for tailored recruitment services, at no cost to their business. jobactive providers work closely with employers to understand their recruitment needs. Find out more about how jobactive can help employers find staff.

Job seekers can get help from a jobactive provider to get and keep a job . jobactive providers have the flexibility to tailor their services to a job seeker’s assessed needs. Find out more about how jobactive can help jobseekers.

If you have recently been made redundant from your job, there is also information available on support to help you.

jobactive providers have a strong understanding of local labour markets. They know where the jobs are, what to do to help job seekers get ready for work and how to match job seekers to employer needs.

Updates

jobactive replaced Job Services Australia on 1 July 2015.

For information on the purchasing process for jobactive, see the Employment Services Procurement Information on this website or read the jobactive purchasing process fact sheet.

Want more information?

  • Search for a local jobactive provider on the jobactive website
  • If you are an employer, call the Employer Hotline on 13 17 15
  • If you are a job seeker, call the Employment Services Information Line on 13 62 68
  • Read the general fact sheet on jobactive

Note that call charges apply for calls to ‘13’ numbers from mobile phones.

Videos

The following is a list of all the videos that are associated with jobactive.

  • jobactive help find skilled mature age employees

    Watch jobactive help find skilled mature age employees
    Andrew Thomas helps run CB Ideal Tapware and says that mature age workers have the technical skills that can guide some of the younger staff.
  • Support for businesses who hire mature age workers

    Watch Support for businesses who hire mature age workers
    Ambassador for Mature Age Employment, the Hon Susan Ryan, shares insight about the benefits that mature age workers can bring to your business. Dedication, experience and willingness to train younger workers are some of the things she touches on, plus a wage subsidy of up to $10,000.
  • jobactive from a business and employee perspective

    Watch jobactive from a business and employee perspective
    Michael Hole, Shareholder and Vegetable Buyer at SJ Fresh, and Paul Lintott, Warehouse Assistant, talk about why other businesses should consider using jobactive to hire staff.
  • Mature age worker brings life skills to Care Options

    Watch Mature age worker brings life skills to Care Options
    Sheilah Cummins, CEO of Care Options, hired a mature age employee through the jobactive Restart programme, and she brings a wealth of experience and a diverse background to their organisation.
  • jobactive retrained my mature age employee into a new field

    Watch jobactive retrained my mature age employee into a new field
    Colin Johns, Managing Director of Transformer Services, talks about hiring a mature age employee through the jobactive Restart programme. jobactive provided training to this employee, who Colin says is very loyal, keen and a good trainer for younger staff.
  • Attributes of mature age workers - Metro Filters

    Watch Attributes of mature age workers - Metro Filters
    Patrick Phang is the Manager of Metro Filters. They have hired mature age employees through the jobactive Restart programme and says their responsibility, punctuality and job pride is second to none.