Where to find jobs

There are many resources and services available to help you find a job.

Finding a job

There are many ways to find a job. These include:

  • the Workforce Australia website
  • Workforce Australia Jobs Hub on the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations website
  • using search engines and job websites
  • signing up to a recruitment agency
  • talking to a career advisor
  • looking at community notice boards
  • reaching out to employers
  • dropping your resume at different workplaces.

You can also get tips to improve your job search on the Workforce Australia website.

If you live with disability

You can find help with finding, keeping and changing jobs on the National Disability Insurance Scheme website.

If you’re getting JobSeeker Payment, you may be able to register for Disability Employment Services.

Find out more about Disability Employment Services on the Services Australia website.

If you’re an Indigenous job seeker

There’s support available to help you find a job, prepare for work and gain skills and experience.

Find out more about support for Indigenous job seekers on the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations website.

You can also find out more about jobs for First Nations Australians on the Workforce Australia website.

Getting work experience and skills

You can find work experience tips on the Workforce Australia website.


Doing volunteer work can be a good way to get experience, build self-esteem and give back to the community.

You may be able to find volunteer work by:

  • contacting a not-for-profit or charity organisation
  • using an online resource, such as Volunteering Australia
  • enquiring at your school, university, place of worship or local community centre.

You can search for a charity on the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission website.

Start a business

If you’ve ever thought about starting a business, the business.gov.au website has guides and assistance to help you. Find out more on the business.gov.au website.

Page last updated: 20 February 2024