Mature age

We know that age can sometimes be a barrier but there are plenty of opportunities to use your life experience to your advantage.

Here are some useful resources to point you in the right direction:

Mature Age Apprenticeships
This site provides information about mature age apprenticeships to allow you to make an informed decision that is best for you.

Our Community
The website provides advice, connections, and training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities. In particular, you can access the community resources section (Join In Join Up) which provides information and helpful resources available to supporting mature aged job seekers and older Australians.

Be Next
Be Next helps mature age workers find and connect with employers through their online job board and career advice information.


One Shift
One Shift is an online job network which matches employees with employers. This can be anything from one-off shifts, casual work or permanent employment. 


One Shift Blog
The One Shift Blog has articles related to one-off shifts, casual, part time of permanent employments. 


The Restart program is an Australian Government wage subsidy that encourages businesses to employ mature workers. Restart can help employers to expand their business and employ workers who are aged 50 or older.


Department of Human Services – Older Australians
The Department of Human Services is responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.


Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. To locate Lifeline services near you click here


I was out of work for nearly three years, and at 52 that was difficult you know? But I’m really enjoying using my skills again… The money is nice too.


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