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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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Latest News

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MatchWorks staff celebrate success

MatchWorks team members and managers have celebrated stand-out achievements and success at their annual awards on August 21.

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A fitting farewell for Daryl

With Daryl Starkey closing the curtains on his 15-year career as Karingal CEO, the Karingal Foundation Gala was the perfect opportunity to celebrate his significant contribution.

 

 

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Indigenous job seekers thrive in Yarn n Yakka program

Gold Coast region Indigenous job seekers have discovered newfound skills and confidence after completing a new targeted job preparation and training initiative,Yarn n Yakka, in Coolangatta.

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MatchWorks opens more doors

MatchWorks has employed up to 100 staff across 35 new locations in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland as a result of the Federal Government's new employment service jobactive.

On July 1 the Federal Government launched jobactive - which replaces Job Services Australia - to better meet the needs of job seekers and employers and to improve job outcomes.

MatchWorks' Acting Executive Director Mark McCoy said he was thrilled with the growth in the new contract.

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Work for the Dole

MatchWorks will play a key role in finding valuable work experience opportunities for job seekers after being named as a Work for the Dole Co-ordinator across numerous Victorian regions.

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From the CEO: A fond farewell

After 15 years, the time has come to say goodbye to the Karingal community.

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Building towards a more inclusive community

Karingal's commitment to ensuring people with a disability can live as independently as possible in a safe and comfortable environment is highlighted through the expansion of its accommodation services.

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Happy to give back

The National Volunteers Week theme of 'Give Happy, Live Happy' was the perfect fit for the 2015 Karingal BacLinks Winter Workplace Big Day Out.

Laughter echoed across The Leisuretime Centre stadium on May 28 as people with a disability and employee volunteers took to the courts for an action-packed day. The inclusive day of fun activities featured netball, volleyball, dancing, basketball and soccer.

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Bollywood Big Night Out

It's time to search for a sari and hone your high-energy dance moves in preparation for the 2015 Karingal Big Night Out, which has Bollywood as this year's theme.

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Upcoming Events

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Karingal Big Night Out Friday, 20 November, 2015 Save the dates for the 2015 Karingal Big Night Out, which has Bollywood as this year's theme.
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