The previous Labor government offered a $1000 bonus payment to organisations hiring a new employee over 50 years old. Did this work? Did this increase the number of over 50s finding employment? The current Government thinks that more can be done. Will increasing the bonus payment up to $10,000 have the desired result?
Fiona Smith from the BRW has written an article on this topic that is definitely worth a read. The full article can be found here.
Fiona Smith - BRW - Paying for experience: why we need bribing to hire someone over 50