Job seekers affected by COVID-19

The Northern Territory (NT) Government is supporting and providing assistance to help you if you’re affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

There are programs and services you may be able to access if:

  • you have lost your job due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • you're looking for work
  • you're looking to upskill or reskill.

Help finding a job

You can connect to local businesses using the Territory Jobs Hub. This is free to use.

Employment service providers can also help you look for work.

You can search for jobs and employment service providers on the Australian Government's JobSearch website.

Financial support

The Australian Government can provide the following financial support:

  • JobSeeker payment
  • payments to support households
  • temporarily early release of superannuation.

Find out more on the Australian Government's Services Australia website.

Training opportunities

The JobTrainer program provides free and low cost training for job seekers and eligible young people to upskill or reskill.

Read more about the JobTrainer program.

If you're unsure or need advice, the Skills Recognition Centre can help you find training that suits your circumstances, and enhances your skills and job prospects.

For more information, contact the Skills Recognition Centre by calling 08 8946 7316 or emailing info@skillsrecognitioncentre.edu.au.

You can also go to the Skills Recognition Centre website.

Help for visa holders

As coronavirus (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving situation, stay up-to-date by going to the

Wellbeing support

The Worker and Wellbeing Fund can provide support if you have lost your job or your income has been reduced because of coronavirus (COVID-19), and are not already receiving financial and wellbeing support including Centrelink benefits.

To find out more, go the the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet website.

Last updated: 20 October 2020

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