Wage Subsidies It takes time and money to on-board someone into your business
but there is a range of financial incentives to reduce these costs.
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Up to $10,000 in Wage Subsidies

When you employ a person with an injury, illness or disability, not only are you assisting someone with an opportunity, your business may be eligible for financial incentives.

It takes time and money to on-board someone into your business but there is a range of financial incentives to reduce these costs.

$10,000 when employing
a person aged 50+

Mature age employees bring a wealth of experience to your business, as well as an established work ethic that includes reliability, punctuality and less days off.

The Australian Government’s Restart program offers up to $10,000 to employers when hiring someone aged 50 and over.

ON-Q have a client base of experienced, mature aged workers who are looking for their next work placement.

More information regarding the Australian Government’s Restart program can be found here.

Employee Assistance Fund

The EAF gives financial help to eligible people with disability and mental health conditions and employers to buy work-related modifications, equipment, Auslan services and workplace assistance and support services. The EAF could help to buy work-related modifications and services like:
  • the cost of making adjustments to the  workplace
  • modifications to work vehicles
  • special equipment for the workplace
  • information and communication devices
  • Auslan interpreting services
  • disability awareness training for the workplace
  • mental health awareness and first aid training

Other Support

There is a range of other financial assistance for employing a person with a disability, including extra incentives for employing as an apprentice or trainee. You can download the Employers Guide to Employing Someone with  Disability.

Queensland State Government Funding when Employing Persons with Disability

The Queensland Government’s Department of Employment, Small Business and Training offer a range of assistance when employing persons with disability. Find out more

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