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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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Participants learn carpentry skills

MatchWorks Work for the Dole participants are gaining work-related experience in carpentry and using hand tools at an activity north of Melbourne.

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Community garden entrance takes shape

MatchWorks Work for the Dole job seekers are helping transform the entrance of a community garden in Melbourne's Northern suburbs.

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MatchWorks gives timely assistance to Brisbane business

A last-minute call to MatchWorks Strathpine helped a Brisbane business open its doors.

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Life restarts for job seeker after Deadly Yakka

Queensland job seeker Walter Sinak has restarted his working life after completing MatchWorks Deadly Yakka training program.

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MatchWorks participants help build Great Stupa

Bendigo organisation The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion has been helping MatchWorks Work for the Dole participants mprove their chances of finding employment.

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Geelong community group delivers enriching activity

Encompass Community Services has been delivering a Work for the Dole Activity for Geelong region job seekers.

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MatchWorks Peninsula Jobs Festival a success

Frankston region job seekers and employers connected at the first MatchWorks Peninsula Jobs Festival organised in partnership with CWA Employment Services.

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NDIS rollout: Karingal ready to support expansion

Karingal is preparing to expand its services following the historical announcement of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rollout plans for Victoria.

As announced on September 16, the scheme will be introduced progressively across the state over the next three years, starting 1 July 2016.


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Top honour for Irene at NESA Awards

MatchWorks Indigenous Employment Consultant Irene Sazdov took home a national award at the prestigious National Employment Services Association (NESA) Awards for Excellence gala dinner, held September 28.

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