Back to Work South East Queensland Employer Support Payments

 
Back to Work South East Queensland Employer Support Payments

The following information applies to the Back to Work South East Queensland Employer Support Package.

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast
  • Ipswich

  • Lockyer Valley
  • Logan
  • Moreton Bay
  • Noosa
  • Redlands
  • Scenic Rim
  • Somerset
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Toowoomba

Click the following link for information on the Back to Work Regional Employer Support Package.


If you employ someone that has been unemployed for the past 52 weeks or more you can apply for an Employer Support Payment! For all eligible employees you attract a payment of $15,000.

Payments are made in three parts upon approval of each payment claim:

  • first payment of $4,500 after 4 weeks of continuous employment;
  • Second payment of $5,250 after 26 weeks of continuous employment; and
  • Final payment of $5,250 on completion of 52 weeks continuous employment.

Subsidies are available for both full-time and part-time employment. Eligible part-time jobs attract 75 per cent of the full payment.

Each eligible employer may claim a maximum of five (5) Back to Work SEQ and five (5) Back to Work Regional applications. This cap applies to Employer Support, Youth Boost and Mature Aged Worker Boost payments and combinations of those payment types. Once a total of five initial payment applications have been approved, no further initial payment applications can be accepted.

If your new employee is a young job seeker (aged 15-24) or mature aged job seeker (aged 55+) you may be eligible for the following incentives.

Queensland Government's Back to Work $20,000 Youth Boost Payments         Queensland Government's Back to Work $20,000 Mature Aged Worker Boost Payments

If you have always wanted to take on a new employee, but money has held you back, the Back to Work initiative is a must for you!

For more information about the Back To Work – fill out the below form.

The Back to Work incentive is made available by the Queensland Government. Full T&Cs available here.

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