The new Revitalised Back to Work program has commenced. 

The cap of four applications per employer has been “reset” for eligible employees who commence on or after 1 July 2021.

Did you know that the Queensland Government will support your decision to
employ a previously unemployed Queenslander with a support payment of up to

The Queensland Government is committed to driving increased employment opportunities for
unemployed Queenslanders who face disadvantage in the labour market in regional Queensland and
select areas of South East Queensland.

Back to Work Support Payments and Youth Boost payments are available to employers who hire a
previously unemployed Queenslander from a target group who has experienced a minimum period of
unemployment directly prior to starting work with them.

Where is Back to Work available?
An eligible job must be predominantly located in one of the following areas of regional Queensland:

• Wide Bay Burnett
• North Queensland
• Far North Queensland
• Mackay/Whitsunday
• Central Queensland
• North West Queensland
• South West Queensland.

Or one of these South East Queensland local government areas:
• Ipswich
• Lockyer Valley
• Logan
• Moreton Bay
• Scenic Rim
• Somerset.

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