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Job Seeker Assistance

There are more than 1,000 different occupations in Australia. This might seem a bewildering choice, but many of these jobs are related as they involve similar skills, day-to-day tasks and work environments.

Below you will find a range of resources to help Job Seekers navigate the job search landscape.


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Workplace Readiness

Ready to explore what workplace readiness means for you?

Visit the Workplace Readiness page to find out more about the right tools and where to access them.

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Training Courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Perhaps some upskilling is your next move? 

Learn about all the options on the Training Courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships page.

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Future Growth Industries

Not sure which industry is the right fit for you?

Explore the Future Growth Industries page for details on the top industries in Australia.

Other Resources and Services



Work Local Greater Dandenong
Connecting job seekers and employers in the local area

Connecting job seekers and employers

Your Career
Career information, ideas, resources, advice and support  

Job Jumpstart
Job Jumpstart offers resources and activities to young people to help work out what jobs might suit them

Study in Australia
Support and information for international students 

Working in Australia
Information and support for skilled migration and Work Visas 


Career Counselling Australia
Career Counselling Australia provide professional career counselling services and projects that increase employment outcomes for disadvantaged job seekers.  

Wellsprings for Women Inc
Wellsprings offers services, support and programs for women to improve education, employment, health and wellbeing. 

Chisholm Skills and Job Centre
A free service with advice on job readiness, training, upskilling and job opportunities.  

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) provide food and material aid, support services and healthcare to Asylum Seekers. 

Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre
Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre (SMRC) is a community service organization that provides extensive and essential services to refugees and migrants in Melbourne’s south and east.  

AMES Australia
AMES provides English training, employment services, community engagement and settlement support to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  

Uniting Vic.Tas Dandenong Disability Employment Services
A local service helping people facing barriers to employment with training, support and a pathway to meaningful work.