Jobs Victoria is partnering with industries with growing workforce needs.

Innovation projects are supporting businesses and industries to recruit the staff they need by:

  • connecting them with a supported workforce of job-ready, local candidates
  • assisting with funds to recruit, train and support eligible employees.

If your business or the industry you are part of is interested in opportunities to create jobs at scale contact Jobs Victoria on

Case studies

See how Innovation projects have helped recruit staff for the caravan manufacturing industry and disability sector.

Secure jobs for all Victorians

Innovation projects are designed to create secure jobs for all Victorians, especially those who have been most affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic:

  • women aged over 45 years
  • jobseekers who are long-term unemployed (unemployed for six months or more)
  • jobseekers registered with a Jobs Victoria partner
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander people
  • people with a disability
  • people seeking asylum/refugees
  • newly arrived migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • young people aged under 25
  • people aged over 45 years
  • veterans
  • people previously employed under the Working for Victoria initiative.

Earn and learn

Opportunities to earn an income while you boost your skills and qualifications. Find out more.