Government funding and incentives

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Government funding and incentives2022-09-21T15:12:22+10:00

Funding for the Australian workforce

The Australian government has developed a number of funding schemes and incentive opportunities to encourage workforce upskilling.

Employees who train with Upskilled Corporate could be eligible for incentives by the Government to undertake training, or have their courses subsidised.

Main funding schemes include:

Who is eligible?

Funding opportunities are generally restricted to Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, or NZ Passport holders with more than 6 months residence. Beyond this, eligibility requirements differ between schemes and can be complex.

For more information regarding government funding and incentives, get in touch with us today

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