Restart - help to employ mature workers

Restart - help to employ mature workers, is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.

Get up to $10,000 for hiring mature age workers

Hire workers who are 50 years of age and older and you may be eligible for a wage subsidy of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive).

Payments are made over a six-month period, and you can negotiate how often you get them. 

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Payments to businesses

Payments are made by employment services providers to businesses over 6 months. Employers can negotiate how often they receive the payments.

Go to the wage subsidies page for:

  • Further information on the eligibility requirements
  • Other financial incentives
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