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Aliases
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS
THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS

Lead Body
Yes
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Foster a productive and competitive labour market through policies and programs that assist job seekers into work, including secure work, and meet employer and industry needs
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Employment Services Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The Employment Services system has the following key objectives: to help job seekers find and keep a job; deliver high quality and efficient employment services; and to support target groups to improve their work readiness and find employment

# Program Body Contribution
1.2 Program 1.2 - Support for Seniors Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 1 by providing support to job seekers while they find work and by providing support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life. This includes: * building the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life, with initiatives that create pathways to employment and drive more inclusive practices by employers through the Information Linkages and Capacity Building Economic and Community Participation program * activities that build foundation skills and work expectations of people with disability as well as activities that increase the capacity of employers and workplaces to be more inclusive * social security payment arrangements that enable job seekers to take up work * strengthening incentives for pensioners over Age Pension age to work if they are able to and wish to do so.

1.3.11 1.3.1 - Component 1 (Disability Support Pension) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 1 by providing support to job seekers while they find work and by providing support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life. This includes: * building the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life, with initiatives that create pathways to employment and drive more inclusive practices by employers through the Information Linkages and Capacity Building Economic and Community Participation program * activities that build foundation skills and work expectations of people with disability as well as activities that increase the capacity of employers and workplaces to be more inclusive * social security payment arrangements that enable job seekers to take up work * strengthening incentives for pensioners over Age Pension age to work if they are able to and wish to do so.

1.3.22 1.3.2 - Component 2 (Essential Medical Equipment Payment) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 1 by providing support to job seekers while they find work and by providing support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life. This includes: * building the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life, with initiatives that create pathways to employment and drive more inclusive practices by employers through the Information Linkages and Capacity Building Economic and Community Participation program * activities that build foundation skills and work expectations of people with disability as well as activities that increase the capacity of employers and workplaces to be more inclusive * social security payment arrangements that enable job seekers to take up work * strengthening incentives for pensioners over Age Pension age to work if they are able to and wish to do so.

1.5 Program 1.5 - Working Age Payments Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 1 by providing support to job seekers while they find work and by providing support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life. This includes: * building the capacity of the community to create opportunities for people with disability to contribute to community prosperity and participate in community life, with initiatives that create pathways to employment and drive more inclusive practices by employers through the Information Linkages and Capacity Building Economic and Community Participation program * activities that build foundation skills and work expectations of people with disability as well as activities that increase the capacity of employers and workplaces to be more inclusive * social security payment arrangements that enable job seekers to take up work * strengthening incentives for pensioners over Age Pension age to work if they are able to and wish to do so.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Services to the Community - Social Security and Welfare Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 1 by making payments on behalf of the department.

1.2 Program 1.2 - Services to the Community - Health Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 1 by making payments on behalf of the department.

1.3 Program 1.3 - Child Support Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 1 by making payments on behalf of the department.

Outcome #3: Facilitate jobs growth, including secure work through policies and programs that promote fair, productive and safe workplaces
# Program Body Contribution
3.1 Workplace Support Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

This program contributes to the outcome through: the promotion of fair workplaces by ensuring the protection of employee entitlements in certain circumstances ensuring the efficient operation of the workplace relations system through initiatives designed to encourage employers and employees to adopt fair, productive, flexible and safe workplace relations

3.2 Workers' Compensation Payments Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Bureau of Statistics

The linked program contributes to Outcome 3 by providing enhanced industrial relations data to support policies and programs that promote fair, productive and safe workplaces.

Outcome #3: Promote growth in economic productivity and social wellbeing through access to quality skills and training.
# Program Body Contribution
2.1.1 Sub-program 2.1.1 - Skills Development Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
2.1.2 Sub-program 2.1.2 - Access to Training Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
2.1.3 Sub-program 2.1.3 - Support for the National Training System Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
2.8 Building Skills and Capability Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The Australian Government is working to create an effective and efficient skills and training system that is industry-led and delivers the skills Australian employers need. Building skills and capabilities is central to Australia's economic growth, competitiveness, and business productivity. The national training system provides employees or potential employees with the skills and capabilities required for a job or pathway into a job

3.2 VET Student Loans Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The program aims to remove the up-front cost barriers to training to increase access and participationThis is achieved through the provision of income-contingent loans for students undertaking certain higher level vocational education and training (VET) courses

# Program Body Contribution
2.2 Visa Department of Home Affairs

The linked program contributes to Outcome 2 by supporting a sustainable international education sector through administering student visas.

1.3.11 1.3.1 - Component 1 (Disability Support Pension) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 2 by providing financial support to individuals and families to undertake further education and training. This includes enhancing educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by increasing their access and participation in further education. The Department of Social Services also provides support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life.

1.3.22 1.3.2 - Component 2 (Essential Medical Equipment Payment) Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 2 by providing financial support to individuals and families to undertake further education and training. This includes enhancing educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by increasing their access and participation in further education. The Department of Social Services also provides support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life.

1.6 Program 1.6 - Student Payments Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services contributes to Outcome 2 by providing financial support to individuals and families to undertake further education and training. This includes enhancing educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by increasing their access and participation in further education. The Department of Social Services also provides support to people with disability, their family and carers to build their knowledge, skills and confidence to participate in social and economic life.

1.9 National Partnership Payments to the States Department of the Treasury

The linked program contributes to Outcome 2 by making National Partnership Payments to the states.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Services to the Community - Social Security and Welfare Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 2 by making payments to eligible job seekers participating in foundation skills programs.

1.2 Program 1.2 - Services to the Community - Health Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 2 by making payments to eligible job seekers participating in foundation skills programs.

1.3 Program 1.3 - Child Support Services Australia

The linked programs contribute to Outcome 2 by making payments to eligible job seekers participating in foundation skills programs.