Jobs Plus Program
The $250 million Jobs Plus program is designed to support companies who want to expand their footprint in NSW.
About the program
The $250 million Jobs Plus Program will strengthen the NSW economy by creating or supporting up to 25,000 jobs to 30 June 2022.
The Jobs Plus Program is designed to support companies who want to expand their footprint in NSW. The program will reduce the cost of establishment, financial risk and increase speed to market for businesses looking to scale and grow in NSW.
It will provide private and non-government sectors seeking to invest in job-creating projects, proposals and partnerships, with support throughout the critical stages of business development.
Key elements of the program
Payroll tax relief
Up to a 4-year period, for every new job created where a business has created at least 30 new net jobs.
Assistance with the NSW planning system
This will include fast tracked planning approval pathways and advice, plus guidance on appropriate site selection to increase speed to market.
Subsidised training programs
Partnering to develop subsidised training programs in order to build specialised skills aimed at sustaining these new jobs into the future. This includes funding to develop and deliver bespoke skills programs which can be accessed by the wider NSW community.
Providing enabling infrastructure
This will include building local roads, access to utilities and future-proofed digital infrastructure.
Jobs Plus Concierge Service
Access to a one-stop-shop Jobs Plus Concierge Service in government to help businesses efficiently navigate and access government agencies and programs.
Government spaces and accommodation
Access to free or subsidised government spaces and accommodation.
The Jobs Plus Program will start 15 December 2020 and end on 30 June 2022.
Future information on the program will be available after the 2020-21 NSW State Budget is announced.