This pandemic has shaken up entire industries with immense consequences. The Australian government has now incentivised job seekers to job vacancies by establishing specific programs to get people to move out of their comfort zone and get a job. Cash assistance is now immediately available and is designed for those relocating if they have decided to take up a job there.
Whether short-term or long-term, the government departments are helping with the costs associated with moving to a new place for employment. In some cases, you also can opt for removal services to help with your move.
The Funding Assistance Available For Job Seekers
Those participating in employment service programs are qualified for immediate relocation assistance to take up job programs. If you decide to relocate to take up ongoing work that includes apprenticeship for over 20 hours a week for more than six months are eligible to receive the following:
Employee providers can spend up to $2000 for upfront assistance to job seekers.
If you decide to relocate and take up short-term work in a regional or remote area, the Australian government will help pay up to $6000 for relocation costs. You are eligible for the following:
$2000 for temporary visa holders that have general working rights like international students or working holidaymakers, which includes the following:
Besides, you are eligible for assistance if you opt for work that includes an apprenticeship or relocates to a harvest or regional area for short-term work. In case your new job is in the agricultural industry, it has to be up to 120 hours in at least six weeks, or else this new job has to be up to 30 hours a week for a minimum of six months.
For more information on job seeker funding to assist with your move, get in touch with We Move Sydney via this Online Form, or give us a call at 1300 017 159 for a free estimate, and we will get back to you shortly.