New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) is a program which helps eligible unemployed people to start and run their own business.
To be eligible you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencing in NEIS Assistance
- Not prohibited by law from working in Australia
- Be available to participate in NEIS Training (if relevant) and work full-time in your proposed NEIS Business
- Have not received NEIS Assistance in the previous three years
For more information please contact your local BEST Employment Office on 1800 660 660.