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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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Tom's journey to employment leads to award nomination

An inspiring employment partnership between Frankston job seeker Thomas McGann and Dandenong's Wooranna Park Primary School has gained national attention.

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Bendigo Employment Consultant a finalist for national award

MatchWorks Bendigo Employment Consultant Sylvia Phan is in the running for a national award after displaying exemplary dedication to connecting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) job seekers with employment.

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Geelong business innovates to support deaf job seeker

FUSO Geelong and local employment services provider MatchWorks are in the running for a national award after FUSO implemented world-first technology at its Geelong workshop to help a deaf job seeker realise his dream of becoming a diesel mechanic.

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Harrison broadens his horizons with NDIS

With the  National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) starting to roll out across Australia this month, it was an opportunity to celebrate how the scheme has already changed the lives of thousands of Australians, such as Harrison.

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Karingal expands to North East Melbourne

Karingal has started an exciting new chapter, offering services and supports for people with a disability in the North East Melbourne area.

The expansion, which started July 1, coincides with the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the area.

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Karingal Foundation and Karingal BacLinks combine

The Karingal Foundation has combined with Karingal BacLinks in a new-look department that will continue to link with the community, fundraise and develop partnerships that benefit Karingal clients and promote a fully inclusive community.

Karingal Chief Operating Officer Brandon Howard was looking forward to seeing the development of the new department.

 

 

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Elder abuse forum

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was recognised on June 15 when Eastern Hub Geelong hosted The Geelong Elder Abuse Forum.

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Staff and volunteers come together to celebrate

Karingal recognised the contributions of long-serving staff and volunteers at its annual Service Awards yesterday. Staff and volunteers were recognised in categories ranaging from 5 years to 35 years.

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Business owner provides supportive workplace

Supermarket Trolley Collections owner Bob O'Riley works in a challenging industry but for more than a decade he has protected his employees rights to fair work conditions and wages.

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