Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program

Thousands of New Apprentice and Trainee Jobs

The targeted wage subsidy program, as part of the Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan, is being expanded

As a result, tens of thousands of new job opportunities will be created for apprentices and trainees across Australia.

The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program is fully subscribed, helping […]

JobTrainer skills package announced

COVID-19 business recovery

The Australian Government will invest $2 billion to give hundreds of thousands of Australians access to new skills by retraining and upskilling them into sectors with job opportunities, as the economy recovers from COVID-19.

Key points

The new package consists of:

A $1 billion JobTrainer Fund A $1.5 billion expansion of the […]

Small business employers of apprentices to get stimulus package

Small businesses who employ less than 20 people will receive up to $7,000 per quarter for three quarters to keep their apprentices

This payment is a stimulus payment as a result of an expected national economic downturn in the first half of 2020.

It is expected that these payments will be received via the Australian […]