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JobKeeper payments and wage subsidies

Wage subsidies can help keep your workers connected to your business during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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JobKeeper payments

The Australian Government's JobKeeper wages subsidy program has ceased as of 28 March 2021.

Information about the JobKeeper program can be found on the Australian Government Treasury website.

Apprentice and trainee subsidies

Eligible employers can apply for a wage subsidy of 50% of an apprentice’s or trainee’s wage.

Check eligibility for apprentice subsidy

The JobTrainer funding program announced by the Australian Government in July 2020 will expand eligibility for businesses seeking apprentice and trainee subsidies.

The wage subsidy will be extended to March 2021.

Help harvest NSW

The NSW Government is connecting agribusiness with skilled and unskilled seasonal workers. Find seasonal employment opportunities with farm producers and agribusiness during COVID-19.


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