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From Monday 28 September, mutual obligation requirements became compulsory if you’re receiving any of these types of payments:
Which may mean you have to start completing mutual obligation requirements even if you haven’t before.
Don’t worry – we’re here to help.
We’re here to help you as a trusted DES provider, so let’s cover the basics of what you need to know.
Mutual obligation requirements are tasks and activities you do while receiving the JobSeeker Payment from Centrelink to help you find a job.
They’re to help you take proactive steps to find work and keep track of your efforts and progress.
Yes – mutual obligations are a national requirement. (The only state with different requirements at the moment is Victoria.)
As Jobedge is a local Adelaide Disability Employment Services provider, we’ll know if there is any specific South Australian information you need to know.
Your specific mutual obligations will be listed in your Job Plan.
It’ll include things like:
But before you start, if you haven’t already, you’ll need to:
Yes! We can and want to help.
As a DES provider, we can help you get set up with your questionnaire and agree to a Job Plan, as well as ensure all your details are up to date.
From there, we can also help you with your ongoing mutual obligation requirements.
We’ll help you complete the tasks and activities listed in your Job Plan. Some examples of what could be in your Job Plan and how we’ll help:
We’re here to make the process easier and help you feel prepared, so that you can find and succeed in your dream job.
“Mutual obligation requirements”, Services Australia, accessed Monday 28 September – https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/jobseeker-payment/what-your-commitments-are/mutual-obligation-requirements