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Job Services Australia (JSA) commenced on 1 July 2009 and ceased on 30 June 2015. JSA will be replaced with a new model of employment services from 1 July 2015.This page contains information relating to the history of developments for JSA 

Job Services Australia (JSA) is the current evolution of mainstream privatised employment services and commenced on 1 July 2009. It consists of four Streams which are resourced to provide services appropriate to the needs of different types of unemployed people (known as job seekers), and a final Work Experience phase. 

It is complemented by Disability Employment Services (DES) and job seekers' eligibility for services is determined by a combination of assessments including the Job Seeker Classification Instrument (JSCI) and if required a Job Capacity Assessment (JCA).  Centrelink is the government agency which determines income support eligibility and administers payments, and is generally the referral point for people to access employment services.

Contact Information:

For further information about this subject:
Jobs Australia Policy Team
(03) 9349 3699
1800 331 915