Skilling Queenslanders for Work program

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) have a variety of programs available to assist Queenslanders in obtaining the education, training and support needed to contribute to the economic and social development of Queensland. Further information can be found at https://training.qld.gov.au/

Job search websites and recruitment agents

You can browse job search websites, local newspaper job advertisements and social networks, and even register with a recruitment agent in your area.

It is important to build a network, as word of mouth is an avenue that you might be able to able to use to find out about job vacancies – not all jobs are advertised. You can build networks through volunteer work and joining community groups.

Further information on working in Queensland

You should research the area you wish to settle in to understand the available employment opportunities. You can find out more about the Queensland regions on our website, and through our Regions of Queensland and Guide to migrating to Queensland blog series. Your local council is also an important place to get more information about employment in the area and what assistance is available for job seekers and for migrants.