Q&A 

Understanding JobMaker and the new apprenticeships wage subsidy.

The federal government has pledged a combined total of $5.2 billion on wage subsidies for the ‘JobMaker Hiring Credit’ and the ‘Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements’ schemes. Both aimed at creating jobs and getting more young Australians into careers, what do you need to know? And in particular, how could these new stimulus measures help your business?

Join CEO and founder of Employment Hero, Ben Thompson as he sits down with seasoned employment law experts, Kristy Peacock-Smith and Simon Obee to chat through the details.

What questions will your industry panelists address?

  • What is the JobMaker hiring credit?
  • What are the Boosting Apprenticeships Commencement subsidies?
  • What is the eligibility criteria? 
  • How can you apply?
  • PLUS: Live Q&A 

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Your expert speakers.

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is the CEO and founder of Employment Hero. He is an employment laywer, a businesses owner and has well over 20 years experience in the Australian employment landscape. A self confessed geek, Ben has boundless curiosity, enthusiasm and ambition. He thrives on creating innovative solutions, industry firsts and disruptive offerings that redefine markets.

Simon Obee

Simon Obee is the Principal Lawyer at EI Legal, General Counsel & Head of Professional Services at Employment Innovations. He has over 15 years experience as a lawyer in the employment law space - he is an absolute power house when it comes to understanding employer obligations and navigating the complex Australian employment laws.

Kristy Peacock-Smith

Kristy Peacock-Smith is Partner at global law firm, Bird&Bird where she currently leads the Sydney office's employment law team. She has extensive experience advising and representing clients in employment, industrial relations and equal opportunity law. Kristy has practised for over 20 years and also finds great enjoyment and fulfilment in working for positive change in the community.