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Find the job that's right for you with Workforce Australia.

Searching for a job can be tough, especially if you’ve been out of work for a while or face unique personal challenges. We’re experts at helping job seekers in Maclean and all over Australia find their way back to steady work.

Looking for support? Seek out your nearest TURSA employment agency in Maclean or drop us an inquiry. We’re ready and eager to lend a hand.

Ready to find that new job with TURSA today?
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TURSA is Maclean’s trusted Workforce Australia provider

Workforce Australia is a scheme funded by the Australian Government. It’s all about helping participants find and keep employment. TURSA is a proud partner in this mission, acting as a Workforce Australia service provider for job seekers in Maclean.

Our mission is to provide support and guidance for individuals seeking employment while supporting them to fulfil their unemployment obligations as identified in their job plan.

We take a hands-on approach to helping you get ready for the job market. We figure out where your skills and interests lie and find opportunities that fit. And once you’re in a job, we stay by your side to help you settle in and succeed long-term.

At TURSA, we understand that everyone’s different. That’s why we offer a personalised service that meets your needs. Our support is comprehensive, aiming to address all the challenges you might face on your employment journey. With TURSA on your team, you’re not alone. 

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Getting Started with Workforce Australia: Are You Eligible?

To join the Workforce Australia program, you’ll need to meet eligibility criteria. If you’re getting income support payments from Centrelink – like JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, or Parenting Payment, you may already be eligible. But if you’re not, you can contact us to learn more.

Once you’re a participant, there are a few requirements to follow. These mutual obligation requirements are designed to keep you engaged in your job hunt. 

  • You’ll have to meet a points target every reporting period, including any least job search requirement. 
  • Attending appointments with your provider, following up on job referrals, and attending job interviews. 
  • You’ll also need to keep your profile up-to-date and stay on top of admin tasks.

Not sure if you’re eligible or what the rules mean for you? We’re here to help you figure things out. Contact us at TURSA Maclean for more info.

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A Full Range of Support for Your Employment Journey

At TURSA, we offer a complete set of tools to help you find work. 

Dedicated employment adviser

Where we can, our Maclean Workforce Australia team will assign a dedicated employment adviser to you. This expert will work with you one-on-one to understand your goals and help guide you towards the right job opportunities.

Join a network of employers and job vacancies

When you choose our Workforce Australia Maclean team, you gain access to a vast network. We’re connected to numerous employers and job vacancies both locally and across Australia. That means more chances for you to land that perfect job.

Training and resources

We offer more than access to job vacancies. We’re a comprehensive employment agency. We also offer training programs, ongoing assistance, and a bunch of resources to ensure you excel in your role. We’re here to help you build your skills and confidence, so you’re not just ready for the job market, but ready to thrive.

At TURSA, we’re committed to you and your career success. With our full range of support, we aim to help you navigate the job market and Workforce Australia with confidence.

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Start Your Workforce Australia Journey with TURSA Maclean

Ready to take that step towards sustainable employment? With TURSA, you’re not walking that path alone. Our support model is all about you. We aim to provide consistent support throughout your journey with us.

From appointments with a Maclean Workforce Australia employment adviser, to personalised plans guiding you through Workforce Australia, we’ve got you covered. Plus, we provide access to a participant portal full of resources to aid you in finding and retaining employment.

Don’t wait. Reach out to us at TURSA Maclean today and let us help you unlock your career potential.


Centrelink provides your income support payments while enrolled in the Workforce Australia programme. TURSA is contracted by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations as an employment services provider. Our role is to assist you in preparing and looking for work during this time.

Mutual obligation requirements are what you’ll have to do as a condition for receiving an income support payment. These obligations will be set out in your Job Plan, and your TURSA Employment Adviser will provide you with the support and resources to help you meet them. The requirements can include:

  • Attending appointments with us
  • Completing the required number of job searches per month
  • Participating in Work for the Dole (if necessary) and applying for specific jobs that you are referred to by your TURSA Employment Adviser.

Your requirements and job searching activities will be outlined in your Job Plan, which you’ll create with your TURSA Employment Adviser during your initial meeting. Your TURSA Employment Adviser will explain what you’ll need to do. You’ll be able to provide input to ensure your Job Plan also suits your individual needs.

Each month Centrelink requires you to report on your job searching activity. This is done via the MyGov website. Your plan will advise your due dates for lodgement, and your Employment Adviser will step you through the process.

If you can’t make an appointment or activity, please let us know as soon as possible so we can reschedule this for you and ensure there’s no delay in your income support payments.

Workforce Australia is the new way for job seekers to access the government’s employment services. Workforce Australia Services, delivered by Tursa Employment and Training, provides you with an enhanced service to overcome barriers to finding a job and to be work-ready.

In order to keep receiving income support payments from Centrelink, you need to meet your mutual obligation requirements while you search for work. From 4 July, 2022, your mutual obligations will be part of the new Workforce Australia Points Based Activation System (PBAS). This system aims to give you more choice in the tasks and activities you carry out as part of your mutual obligation requirements.

Please speak to your TURSA employment Adviser if you have any questions about your points total or the activities in your Job Plan.

You’ll earn a certain number of points by completing tasks and activities in a reporting period.

These can include:

  • a minimum number of job searches
  • going for job interviews
  • stints of paid or voluntary work
  • work experience
  • training opportunities
  • online learning modules
  • scroll down to see the list of activities and available points for each one.

Meeting your points total

Your TURSA employment adviser will discuss the number of points you need to earn for each reporting period.

They will also discuss with you how to earn and how to report them.

Every participant’s points total will depend on the support they receive and their circumstances, so you may have a different number of points to earn than other Workforce Australia participants.

Please remember, your income payments can be impacted if you don’t reach your number of points during the reporting period.

If you have any problems meeting your points total, speak to your TURSA Employment Adviser as soon as possible.

If you are self-managing your job search through Workforce Australia Online, reach out to the Digital Service Contact Centre (DSCC) by calling 1800 314 677 or email [email protected].

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