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About Us

MatchWorks has a long and successful history as an employment services provider focused on improving and enriching the lives of individuals through pathways to ongoing sustainable employment and providing effective recruitment solutions for employers.

MatchWorks delivers jobactive Employment Services and Disability Employment Services contracts on behalf of the Federal Government Department of Employment and Department of Social Services.  MatchWorks has Work for the Dole Coordinators in Victoria and provides WorkcoverSA and Job Placement services in South Australia.

MatchWorks has been successfully assisting job seekers to gain and sustain employment opportunities since 1998 and operates from 68 sites across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

At MatchWorks we value building relationships, working together with a large selection of employers to provide employment opportunities in the local area. With over 15 years' experience MatchWorks has developed strong networks and long lasting relationships with many employers from small, medium and large organisations, across a broad range of industries, within many communities.

MatchWorks has an ever growing database of over 50,000 employers across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland and is a member of the National Workforce Network (NWFN), a seamless and professional recruitment service for large employers operating across multiple markets within Australia.

Our services are at no cost to employers and registered job seekers.

The continued success for MatchWorks is credited to its staff and management. MatchWorks is a division of Karingal, a community services organisation providing a range of services for people with a disability or mental illness, older Australians and those who are disadvantaged.

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Melbourne City recognised as community leader

The City of Darebin has recognised Melbourne City Football Club with a community business award for their work helping disadvantaged MatchWorks job seekers.

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South Croydon Church garden experiences makeover

Melbourne's South Croydon Anglican Church has experienced a garden makeover thanks to a group of Work for the Dole participants.

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Activity helps Jordan build confidence and motivation

Jordan Larkins, 20, has recently gained permanent employment with the Salvos Stores op shop in North Geelong after displaying hard work and tenacity during his time in their Work for the Dole retail activity.

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Geelong West shop gives job seekers a fresh start

Geelong West Fight Cancer Foundation Recycle Shop's Barbara Speldewinde has been giving Work for the Dole job seekers in her retail activity some extra help in finding employment.

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Accor employment program benefits Indigenous job seekers

MatchWorks Indigenous job seekers Peter and Tristan are set to start their new jobs after completing an Accor Hotels Australia training program in Queensland.

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Restored caravan set to help homeless and disadvantaged

A vintage caravan has a new lease on life as a soup kitchen thanks to a dedicated group of Work for the Dole participants.

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Geelong job seeker relishes return to work

A workplace injury derailed Dean Masterson's life five years ago but the Geelong resident is back on track after a former employer gave him an opportunity to get back into work.

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Support helps Geelong employer grow

Geelong employer Steve Dew says his business has benefited from establishing an ongoing relationship with local employment services provider MatchWorks.
Steve's business Management, Maintenance and Development has employed 13 MatchWorks job seekers over the past eight months.

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Inspirational Mornington job seeker features at networking night

A packed house heard from inspirational Mornington job seeker Thomas at a Frankston Business Network event hosted by MatchWorks last night.

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