Restart is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.

Payments are made by employment services providers to businesses over six months. Employers can negotiate how often they receive the payments. Employers may also be able to receive a kickstart payment of up to 40 percent of the total amount after four weeks on the job starting.

Further information on the eligibility requirements for Restart, and other financial incentives available can be found on the wage subsidies page.

More information

If you have any questions or would like to apply for Restart contact an employment services provider.

If you are not registered with a provider you can find one through the provider search on the jobactive website or by calling the Employer Hotline on 13 17 15.

Click here to download the Restart Programme Fact Sheet

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