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MAXEmployment Announces Rebid and Expansion

05/07/2009

SPRINGWOOD, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS Inc., a leading provider of government services, announced today that the MAXEmployment division of its subsidiary MAXNetWork has been awarded an expansion as part of the Job Services Australia contract by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The three-year contract launches July 1, 2009.

MAXEmployment, one of Australia’s longest serving and highest performing providers of Job Network and related human services, has been awarded 73 operational sites across Australia, a net increase of 36 sites. With over a decade of working in the Australian market, MAXEmployment has developed a recognised model of combining employment, training and health solutions with local community organisations such as not-for-profit and charitable-based intervention services.

The new contract will mean a substantial investment in infrastructure, as MAXEmployment sets up the new sites across the country. MAXEmployment will be hiring some of the best qualified professional staff from relevant industries, who share its passion for finding jobs and changing lives, providing employment for people in a significant number of related business areas.

Managing Director Michael Hobday is confident that MAXEmployment will continue to help Australians overcome barriers to social inclusion, and deliver quality results under this new contract.

“We are honoured, and fully understand the enormity of the task ahead of delivering employment services to Australians, who are facing uncertainty in the current economic climate. We owe a debt of gratitude to all of our staff here in Australia for their commitment and hard work,” he commented. “We are excited at the opportunity to bring our proven holistic integrated model of employment training and health solutions to assist job seekers around Australia to get their lives on track.”

MAXIMUS is a leading provider of government services and is devoted to providing health and human services program management and consulting services to its clients. The Company has more than 6,000 employees located in more than 220 offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel and the United Kingdom. Additionally, MAXIMUS is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

MAXNetWork
Felicity Ivers
Marketing & Communications
0422 00 99 29

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