Who is eligible for Disability Employment Services (DES)?

Jobseekers are generally eligible for DES if they:

  • Have a disability, injury or health condition
  • Are aged at least 14 but have not yet attained the Age Pension qualifying age
  • Are at or above the minimum legal working age in their state or territory
  • Are an Australian resident or eligible Visa holder
  • Are not studying full time
  • Have a valid Employment Services Assessment (ESAt) or Job Capacity Assessment (JCA) recommending DES with a Future Work Capacity of eight or more hours per week;
  • Are not working at or above their assessed work capacity

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