If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 for the cost of a local call. For Translation and Interpreting Service (TIS National) call 131 450. Ask TIS National to call the appropriate number on the Contact the Department webpage.

TIS National operates nationally and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for over 160 languages and dialects.

Please note, the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business’s business hours are between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm nationally, Monday to Friday.

Document List

  • General Wage Subsidies - jobactive Website - Wage Subsidy Summary Factsheet - 1 July 2018.

  • Western Australian jobactive providers.

  • Fact sheet about the Work for the Dole Program.

  • Work for the Dole is designed to help job seekers gain the skills, experience and confidence needed to move from welfare to work as soon as possible. It provides a valuable opportunity for job seekers to demonstrate their capabilities and positive work behaviours which will stand them in good stead with potential employers while at the same...

  • In the 2017–18 Budget the Australian Government announced the introduction of the Targeted Compliance Framework (TCF), commencing from 1 July 2018. The framework is designed to ensure only those job seekers who are persistently and wilfully non-compliant incur financial penalties while providing protections for the most vulnerable. It is...


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