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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.

Hear some of the stories from our job seekers and employers.

 

 
 

Latest News

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Karingal announces new CEO

International business leader and former Geelong resident Mike McKinstry, has been appointed Karingal's next Chief Executive Officer, and will officially take over the role when current CEO Daryl Starkey, retires in late August.  

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Karingal announces new CEO

Karingal is pleased to announce international business leader and former Geelong resident Mike McKinstry as Karingal's next Chief Executive Officer. Pictured: Mike McKinstry

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Creativity on show at KarnivART

More than 60 artists from the Geelong, Surf Coast, Rosebud and Warrnambool regions who have a disability or history of mental illness displayed their artwork in the annual Karingal KarnivART exhibition which was launched at a packed house on May 6 at Karingallery in Geelong. Pictured: Kristen Waugh with her artwork 'Book of Dogs' - Winner of Karnivart '15

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An entertaining night awaits at Karingal Gala Dinner

The Karingal Foundation is delighted to announce its latest fundraising event; the 2015 Karingal Gala Dinner to be held on August 7.

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National growth a key to Karingal’s future

Karingal aims to be a national disability and employment services provider by 2020. Pictured: Rod Payne

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Yarn n Yakka for Indigenous job seekers

Twenty four Gold Coast Indigenous job seekers began the new Indigenous job preparation and training initiative Yarn n Yakka following the program launch on May 8 in Coolangatta, Queensland. Pictured: The Yarn n Yakka launch in Coolangatta

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Karingal in pole position

Karingal has stamped itself as a perennial winner at the 2015 Red Hill Show in the Best Decorated Totem Pole competition, scooping the pool yet again. Karingal took out first, second and third in the novelty event, with Horticulture the triumphant team.

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McAllister a perfect match for Libby

Libby Bartlett is leading a rejuvenated life following her move to McAllister. Pictured: Libby Bartlett

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Helping build careers in non-traditional trades

Plumbing, cabinet making and joinery, bricklaying, turf management and painting were just some of the trades 100 year nine girls from schools across Geelong sampled on April 28 at the 2015 Karingal BacLinks Girls' Big Day Out. Pictured: Melissa from Surf Coast Secondary College in the Bricklaying workshop.

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Upcoming Events

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Karingal Foundation Gala Dinner Friday, 7 August, 2015, 7:00 PM The Karingal Foundation Gala Dinner will be a splendid night of celebration and entertainment. Hosted by iconic broadcaster and author Derek Guille the evening will pay tribute to Daryl Starkey, Karingal's retiring CEO.
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