Essential Personnel


Are you Eligible?

A jobseeker is eligible to commence with Essential Personnel if they:

  • have a disability, injury or health condition;
  • are aged between 14 and 65 years of age;
  • are at or above the minimum legal working age;
  • have a capacity to work at least 8 hours per week;
  • are an Australian resident;
  • are not studying full-time ; 
  • are not working at or above their ‘Employment Benchmark’ * hours                                                                     (* 'Employment Benchmark' is determined through a Centrelink assessment)
  • your employment is at risk because of your disability, injury or health condition