No changes to Disability Employment Service delivery across Australia

Posted April 8, 2022

To our valued participants and employer partners, We would like to acknowledge the recent media attention surrounding MatchWorks and our Employment Services in some regions across Australia. Please be assured, there are no changes to MatchWorks’ Disability Employment Services (DES) nationally. DES participants including people living with disability, injury and/or a health condition(s), and related…

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GenU’s employment provider MatchWorks awarded licences to build workforces across Australia

Posted April 1, 2022

MatchWorks, a leading provider of employment services across Australia, is pleased to announce today it has been awarded licences to deliver Workforce Australia by the Australian Government in six Employment Regions across four states. Under the new employment model, MatchWorks will deliver Enhanced Services across Perth South, South-East Melbourne and Peninsula, Sydney South-West and Western…

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Tia’s tech skills and new connections help her land job

Posted March 21, 2022

After two years of being unemployed, young Redcliffe job seeker Tia has secured a job she loves at Officeworks, North Lakes with the help of a MatchWorks online Indigenous pre-employment program. Tia came to MatchWorks in 2020 with limited work experience after finishing her Audio-Engineering degree. The specialist industry is difficult to get into, so…

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MatchWorks moves to remote servicing in flood affected areas

Posted March 1, 2022

Updated 9 March 2022 Severe flooding across QLD and Northern NSW has forced the temporary closure of the following MatchWorks offices until further notice: Brisbane City, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Chermside, Eagleby, Goodna, Greenslopes, Ipswich, Katoomba, Mount Gravatt, Nundah, Redcliffe, Strathpine, Springwood and Windsor. Local teams have now moved to phone and online servicing in impacted…

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Deadly Yakka program to boost Indigenous employment in South Perth

Posted February 24, 2022

MatchWorks was delighted to launch its 51st Deadly Yakka employment program for Indigenous job seekers in South Perth this week. The successful program is helping tackle the high unemployment rates for Indigenous Australians. This launch marked the first of several Deadly Yakka’s to be rolled out nationally throughout the year. “Deadly Yakka has been tremendously…

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Salvo’s partnership helps transform job seeker confidence and skills

Posted February 15, 2022

A long-standing national partnership between Salvos Stores and MatchWorks is changing the lives of unemployed job seekers. Kaleb met with the MatchWorks Mandurah team a year ago, quiet and determined to find work. He successfully completed the PaTH Employability Skills Training online program and attended several employment information sessions. The team also supported Kaleb with:…

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Expo to create new futures for Melton and Wyndham job seekers

Posted February 4, 2022

Local job seekers looking to fast-track a new career are invited to the Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo at Cobblebank Stadium on Tuesday 8 February, 2022.    An initiative by The Exchange – Atherstone [Lendlease], the free expo is for City of Melton and Wyndham residents who are aspiring to start a new career where they…

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Footy for Life event tackles mental health in the community

Posted January 28, 2022

Western Australians impacted by mental health and suicide stood together in a show of solidarity at last Saturday’s Footy for Life game day in Perth. MatchWorks was a proud sponsor of the charity event which raised important funds for Lifeline WA and Happiness Co. Around 3500 people had the thrill of watching some of their…

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Trish Medwin on the field playing footy

Putting mental health on the field – an interview with Trish Medwin

Posted January 21, 2022

Ahead of tomorrow’s Footy for Life Game Day, we took the opportunity to chat to Trish Medwin, Captain of the Spartans Women’s AFL team, to find out what she loves about footy and how she looks after her mental health in work and life. What do you love about footy? “AFL is a way of…

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From left to right: Dylan Schultz, Des Headland, Mo Sauzier, Kane Johnson and Ben Cousins with MatchWorks General Manager - Employer Engagement, Nikki Noack.

Footy for Life game day to champion better mental health

Posted January 19, 2022

MatchWorks is proudly sponsoring a Footy for Life Perth fundraising event advocating for better mental health and suicide prevention. Game day kicks off at Leederville Oval from midday, Saturday 22nd January, 2022. The line-up includes the Bennco ex-AFL All-stars game, captained by two footy legends: Des Headland who will lead the ‘Spartans’ ‘Crusaders’ captain and…

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