Employment Assistant Fund

Employment Assistance Fund- 

The Fund provides assistance to employers of people with disability and mental health condition by providing financial assistance to purchase a range of work-related modifications and services. Assistance is available for people who are aboutto start a job or who are currently working, as well as those who require assistance to find and prepare for work.

The Employment Assistance Fund helps people with disability and mental health condition by providing financial assistance to purchase a range of work-related modifications and services for people who are about to start a job or who are currently working, as well as those who require assistance to find and prepare for work.

The Fund may reimburse the cost of work-related modifications and services including, but not limited to:

  • the cost of modifications to the physical work environment
  • modifications to work vehicles adaptive equipment for the workplace
  • information and communication devices
  • Auslan interpreting
  • specialist services for employees with specific learning disorders and mental health conditions
  • disability awareness training
  • Deafness awareness training
  • mental health first aid training