Connection Interviews and Job Seeker Workshops - cessation

This measure will cease the trials of Job Seeker Workshops and Connections Interviews on 30 June 2014, one year earlier than scheduled.

Description of the measure

This measure will cease the trials of Job Seeker Workshops and Connections Interviews on 30 June 2014, one year earlier than scheduled.

From 1 July 2014 Job Seeker Workshops and Connections Interviews will no longer be offered as an additional service to certain job seekers. Affected job seekers will be required to meet their ongoing participation requirements and will continue to be subject to the participation compliance regime.

Job seekers who previously undertook Job Seeker Workshops will continue to be connected to their Job Services Australia provider.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

Job Seeker Workshops will no longer be offered. Job seekers who may have previously undertaken a workshop will instead be subject to standard national servicing arrangements, including compliance arrangements.

Connections Interviews will no longer be offered.  Job seekers who may have previously undertaken a Connections Interview will return to normal servicing arrangements with Job Services Australia, including compliance arrangements.

Am I eligible for this measure?

No. These trials are ceasing on 30 June 2014.

When will this measure start and finish?

This termination is effective from 1 July 2014.

Page last updated: 9 March 2016

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