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Jobseeker resources

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We want to help you find and keep the right job. Having lots of useful information can help to make that task a bit easier.

Register as a job seeker 

Find your nearest WISE Employment office

Please refer to our Publications page for brochures and information specific to the jobactive program and the DES (Disability Employment Services) program. Here is the latest information on:

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Finding a career

Not sure what job would suit your skills? Maybe you’d like to further your education?

The Australian Government’s Myfuture website has a career explorer to help you think about the sorts of jobs that suit your talents and abilities. Myfuture also provides information on scholarships and financial support.

Other websites including bullseye and TAFE options will give you ideas about jobs and careers, qualifications, work conditions, scholarships and growing industries.

Once you’ve got some ideas we can help you plan your next steps.

Visit Myfuture

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Job search websites

Registered WISE jobseekers have free use of the computers in each of our offices to search for jobs through Job Search Australia and Disability Employment Services. You can also visit commercial job search websites:


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Subsidies and apprenticeships

Self-employment subsidy

If you are interested in starting and running a small business, the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) can help you get started. The Scheme offers eligible unemployed people a three-month small business management course and business advice and mentor support to help your business become self-supporting and independent. You may also be eligible for NEIS Allowance for up to 52 weeks and NEIS rental Assistance.

Read more about the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)




Australian Apprenticeships Access Program

The Australian Apprenticeships Access Program provides vulnerable jobseekers experiencing barriers to entering skilled employment with nationally-recognised, pre-vocational training, support and assistance.

The Access Program is delivered locally by providers who work closely with employers to deliver training that meets industry needs. 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.

Read more about the Australian Apprenticeships Access Program

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Interview skills

You’ve applied for a job and now you have an interview. How do you make the best impression and get that job? We run training courses to give you the skills to help you succeed. We also have a toolbox of information to help with everything from writing your resume to succeeding in the interview.

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Awards, conditions and wages

Fairwork Australia’s website has all of the latest information about employment awards, conditions and wages. Its tools and applications section allows you to calculate pay rates, leave entitlements and to check awards for your industry.

Visit the Fairwork Australia website

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Legal and human rights questions

If you have questions about work rights, tenant rights for renting a house or apartment, rights of older people, race and sex discrimination or harassment and bullying, lots of easy to read information is available at:

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