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About Us

MatchWorks has a long term 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 Job Services Australia and Disability Employment Services contracts on behalf of the Federal Government Department of Employment and Department of Social Services.  MatchWorks also provides WorkcoverSA and Job Placement services in South Australia.

MatchWorks has been successfully assisting jobseekers to gain and sustain employment opportunities since 1991 and operates from 57 sites across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

We deal with a broad array of employers and work together with employers to provide employment opportunities in the local area. With over 20 years' experience MatchWorks has developed strong networks and long lasting relationships with many employers, small, medium and large, across a broad range of industries and within many communities.

MatchWorks has an ever growing database of over 50,000 employers across Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

Our services are cost free to employers and registered jobseekers.

MatchWorks is a division of Karingal, a not-for-profit 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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Heidi’s determination to employment

It was nearly two years ago that 32 year old Heidi Alyari found herself at a crossroads in her life.  Heidi had been hit by a car crossing the road and suffered severe lower leg injuries.  Doctors were able to save her left foot which at one stage looked like it may be amputated and she spent the next three months in hospital and in rehabilitation.  

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Media release - Local Indigenous job seekers to get Deadly

Local employment service provider MatchWorks will launch its successful Deadly Yakka
program in St Albans this Monday 20 March for close to 10 Indigenous job seekers from Sunshine, St Albans and Footscray.

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Media release - Yarn n Yakka for Indigenous job seekers

The innovative new Indigenous job preparation and training initiative, Yarn n Yakka, will soon launch following a funding grant allocation to local job search provider MatchWorks from Queensland's Department of Education, Training and Employment.

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Media release - Healthy start for City Sisters

Melbourne City FC will launch an exciting new community initiative, City Sisters,in conjunction with local job service provider MatchWorks at the Club's new headquarters, City Football Academy, Melbourne, on Thursday 12 March.

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A night of celebration at pioneering awards

Five high achievers have been honoured at the inaugural Geelong Awards for People with a Disability 2015, which celebrated the invaluable contributions of people with a disability.

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Golfers and musicians unite for Karingal fundraiser

On Friday January 23, in a display of community spirit at its best, 26 golfers pushed themselves to the limit by playing at least 100 holes of golf in one day without carts to raise money for Karingal in the Karingal Hundred Hole Hike (HHH) at 13th Beach Golf Links.

HHH players Matt Olsson and Greg Smith

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Karingal CEO Daryl Starkey to resign

It is with some sadness I announce that I will be resigning as CEO of Karingal later this year. 

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Centre set for early 2016 opening

The construction of the Eastern Geelong Community Centre has been delayed by about three months, with the exciting redevelopment expected to be completed early next year.

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A feel-good step in journey to work

About 30 young women from disadvantaged backgrounds are better prepared to enter the workforce thanks to Journey to Work.

 Pictured: Participant Ashley with Sarah and Daria from Coulter Roache Lawyers

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