Job Accelerator Grant Scheme

Businesses can now register for a Job Accelerator Grant to assist in employing additional full-time, part-time and casual employees in South Australia, with up to $10 000 available for every new job created.

The grant aims to create jobs now and build a strong workforce for the future. Find out if your business is eligible today to start shaping the jobs of tomorrow.


Can I register for the Job Accelerator Grant?

To qualify for the Job Accelerator Grant, businesses need to...

  • employ a new position between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2018 (inclusive)
  • maintain the new position for at least 12 months
  • have Australian taxable wages below $5 million, across the group. If your business is exempt from payroll tax, see I’m a small business and exempt from payroll tax – am I eligible? below
  • register the new employee within 90 days of their commencement

Your grant will be distributed over two years - up to $5000 per year - and will be paid at the first and second anniversary date of employment.


up to $10 000 for every new job created





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If your business is ready to start employing new workers and creating the jobs of tomorrow, check today to see whether you are eligible for the Job Accelerator Grant.

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I'm a small business and exempt from Payroll Tax - am I eligible?

Businesses in this position can register  for the Job Accelerator Grant for Small Business and Start-ups of up to $4000 for every new job created.

To qualify for the Job Accelerator Grant for Small Business and Start-ups, businesses need to...

  • employ a new position between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2018 (inclusive)
  • maintain the new position for at least 12 months
  • have Australian taxable wages below $600 000, across the group, or be exempt from payroll tax in South Australia
  • register the new employee within 90 days of their commencement

Your grant will be distributed over two years - $2000 per year - and will be paid at the first and second anniversary date of employment.


up to $4000 for every new job created

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If your small business is ready to start employing new workers and creating the jobs of tomorrow, check today to see whether you are eligible for the Job Accelerator Grant.

register nowmore informationenquiries