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Employment Start Up for Indigenous Jobseekers Program

Get help to find employment.

Program Overview

This program assists Aboriginal jobseekers by providing training, mentoring and work placements.

Potential value

Funding of $1.071 million for has been provided for training, mentoring and work placements for Aboriginal jobseekers.


Applicants should be of Aboriginal heritage and currently unemployed.

What you get

Training, mentoring and work placements to lead to work.

How to apply

For further information about support for Aboriginal jobseekers or the services available, please refer to the contact list below.


Contact an organisation close to you to apply.

Indigenous Economic Development Unit
1300 799 526

For contacts near you, click below

Melbourne Metropolitan Region
Regional Areas
Brokers offering State-wide coverage 

Melbourne Metropolitan Region

Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association Limited (VACSAL)

Email: Christian Gaylard

Collingwood Football Club
City of Yarra and Melbourne North East region
Email: David Emmerson
Email: Traci McCormick

Essendon Football Club
North West Melbourne and Melton area
Email: Cameron Britt

ART Employment Pty Ltd
In partnership with Woolworths, targeting the Geelong, Bendigo and Melbourne West regions.
Email: Allan Jones

Regional Areas 

Wodonga City Council
Email: Alicia Wheatley


Ballarat Region
Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd
Email: Shannon Collyer


Bendigo Region

ART Employment Pty Ltd
Email: Allan Jones

East Gippsland Region

LINK Employment & Training Inc
Email: Karen Grant

Glenelg Region

Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd
Email: Shannon Collyer

Greater Shepparton, Echuca & surrounding districts

Rumbalara Football & Netball Club Inc
Email: Chris Linehan
Email: Paul Briggs

Greater Geelong Region

ART Employment Pty Ltd
Email: Allan Jones

Swan Hill Region

Swan Hill Rural City Council
Email: Steve Matthews

Mildura Region

Mildura Rural City Council
Email: Clint Colaiacovo

Brokers offering State-wide Coverage

Municipal Association of Victoria

Email: Rosemary Hancock

Australian Retailers Association
Email: Caroline Mews

Tigers in Community Foundation Limited
Email: Alex Splitt











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