Additional Support Programs
Employment Assistance Fund
Once you’ve secured employment, the Government provides funding through an Employment Assistance Fund (EAF) to cover the costs of making workplace changes so that you can perform your role.
The EAF can be used for:
Equipment & Modifications
Auslan (Australian sign language) interpreting
Disability awareness training for your colleagues
Specialist support (e.g. mental health)
New Enterprise Incentive Scheme
If you are interested in self-employment and running a new small business, you may be eligible to participate in the Government’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).
Through the NEIS, you can access accredited training, business mentoring and support to help start your own business.
NEIS may provide job seekers with:
Accredited small business training
Mentoring and support in the first year of their new business
Income support and rental assistance
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