Your employer may be eligible for financial help or help with wages when they employ a person with disability. The following financial help and wage information may be useful if you are looking for work, are preparing to attend an interview, or would like some additional support on the job.
Did you know there is help available to pay for the cost of workplace adjustments and modifications for eligible employees with disability? The Employment Assistance Fund aims to make accommodating employees with disability in the workplace easier.
The Employment Assistance Fund provides assistance to your employer with Auslan interpreting and training to support Deaf employees and their co-workers in the workplace.
Wage subsidies can assist your employer to cover the cost of paying wages in the early stages of employment of people with disability.
With the Supported Wage System eligible people with disability can access a reliable process of productivity-based wage assessment to determine fair pay for fair work.
There are tools to help you in source information about weekly earnings and rates of pay for particular jobs.
If you can’t find the information you need or have some questions, contact the JobAccess Advisers on 1800 464 800 or by using the Online Enquiry Form: