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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.

 

 
 

Latest News

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A crucial period for MatchWorks

MatchWorks is in the midst of an exciting yet challenging period that will help shape the organisation's growth.

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Rabby and Andy finalists in NESA awards

A MatchWorks employee and a former job seeker have been recognised at this year's prestigious National Employment Services Association (NESA) Awards for Excellence gala dinner, held on 28 July.

Pictured: Rabby (back row, fourth from left) and Andy (third from right) at the gala dinner

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MatchWorks helps Judy turn her life around

Depressed, kicked out of home, separated from her beloved children and sleeping in her car - when Judy Witcomb reflects on where she was, she finds it hard to believe her transformation.

Pictured: Judy Witcomb

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New Skills, new careers

Participants of MatchWorks' White Goods Recycling program celebrated their graduation on Tuesday, August 12 at Kids Off The Kerb in Thomastown.

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Local Indigenous job seekers graduate from Deadly Yakka

Seven indigenous job seekers from the Bendigo region graduated from local employment service provider MatchWorks Deadly Yakka program with new job seeking skills and career direction Friday 2 October at Bell Oval in Strathdale.

Pictured: Deadly Yakka participants with Kim (second left) from Target

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MatchWorks Art Display

Students in Create's Art Program will help brighten the Werribee MatchWorks office through having their artwork displayed in the interview rooms.

Pictured: Callee, Anthony and Jessica show off their artwork.

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Karingal launches Disability Action Plan

Karingal's commitment to providing an inclusive community has been re-enforced through the introduction of the Karingal Disability Action Plan
2013 - 2017.

Pictured: CEO Daryl Starkey, Capacity Development manager for the Office of the Disability Commissioner Anthony Kolmus, Karingal Disability Action Plan project officer Jacqui McKim and Karingal Chair Rod Payne at the Disability Action Plan launch.

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World-class performers kick start Eastern Geelong Community Centre appeal

More than 650 people turned out to Deakin University's Costa Hall on June 25 to see world renowned artists Eddi Reader and Tim McCallum in concert to officially launch the Karingal Foundation's Eastern Geelong Community Centre Appeal. 

 

Pictured: Eddi Reader performs at the concert

 

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NDIS price rise: a small step in the right direction

The National Disability Insurance Agency is paying service providers higher prices for some supports from July 1, however there are concerns that the full cost of service delivery will not be met.

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Upcoming Events

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Karingal NDIS Forum for Staff and Participants Wednesday, 5 November, 2014, 10:00 AM The aim of this forum is to share information on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and hopefully dismiss some fears and misunderstandings. Featuring guest presenter Jacqui Pierce and Regional Information and Advocacy Council (RIAC) representatives.
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2014 Karingal Big Night Out Friday, 21 November, 2014 The annual Karingal Big Night Out is a popular dinner dance event that unites all Karingal corporate business partners, staff, board members, Karingal participants, their family and friends in an all-inclusive celebration.
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