Payments for businesses

There are several Australian Government payments that support businesses and employers in particular sectors to deliver services.

This information applies to businesses and employers seeking financial assistance for the following:

Boost your business with $10,000 and a lifetime of experience

Your business can benefit from a wage subsidy of up to $10,000 when you hire and retain eligible mature age staff for 12 months or more through jobactive.

Closure of fisheries in the Hunter River and Port Stephens

The Australian Government has announced financial assistance for people who have been directly affected by the closure of fisheries in the Hunter River and Port Stephens in September 2015.

Freight and passenger transport services

These services offer a range of options to help organisations with the cost of moving freight and passenger transport between Tasmania and mainland Australia.


Employers may be able to apply for wage subsidies or support for eligible employees.

Page last updated: 1 July 2016

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