A lot has happened since we started APM in 1994 and we owe a huge thanks to all the people who have contributed to APM’s shared achievements.

  • We’ve assisted close to one million people

  • We are an international provider of employment, disability, assessment, health and injury management services in more than 400 locations across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

  • We support more than 130,000 people annually

  • We have 12 contracts with the New Zealand Government's Ministry of Social Development to deliver employment services and a national contract with the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to deliver vocational rehabilitation services.

  • We have more than 1,700 staff across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

Key milestones 

APM started with three consultants based in Perth as a vocational rehabilitation agency accredited with WorkCover Western Australia and Comcare Australia.

Our first steps were to provide vocational rehabilitation services in the workers' compensation, compulsory third party motor vehicle insurance and life insurance sectors.

2017

  • Expanded market share in South Australia by purchasing jobactive and Disability Employment Services provider ARA Jobs
  • Australia's Minister for Indigenous Health, Hon. Ken Wyatt, launches APM's third Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Launched APM YES (Youth Employment Services) in Hunter and Central Coast region to support school leavers and young adults aged 15 to 24 find jobs with local employers

2015

  • APM became the largest provider of Disability Employment Services in Australia
  • Acquired specialised New Zealand health care service, Pelim
  • APM commenced delivery of the Australian Government's "jobactive" employment services program in nine regions
  • APM commenced delivery of the Australian Government's "My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service"
  • Acquired Birmingham-based (UK) Pertemps People Development Group

2013

  • Took over Job Services Australia contracts from OEC (www.oec.org.au) in western NSW (Orana and Windermere)

2012

  • Awarded a national contract to provide vocational rehabilitation services in New Zealand

2011

  • Awarded our first contract in the UK to provide employment services assessments
  • Awarded an Australian Government contract to provide home-based aged care services in Queensland and NSW

2010

  • APM expanded internationally

2009

  • Awarded significant share of the Australian Government's Disability Employment Services contract (which commenced in March 2010)
  • Awarded a large component of work as part of the National Panel of Assessors – for the provision of discrete assessment services, including the Workplace Modifications Scheme, Ongoing Support Assessment and Supported Wage System Assessment

2007

  • Awarded over 33 per cent of the Australian Government's Vocational Rehabilitation Services contract, covering 48 Employment Service Areas and 77 sites

2006

  • Awarded over 50 per cent of the Australian Government's Job Capacity Assessment contract, including in every Employment Service Area (with the exception of Christmas Island and the Cocos Islands)
  • Launched Job Capacity Account services and secured 50 per cent market share within six months

2005

  • Became ISO accredited on a national basis

2002

  • Commenced operations in Victoria, Queensland and SA
  • Became a truly national company in Australia by having offices in every state and territory
  • Won 90 per cent of a national tender to provide Work Capacity Assessments for clients of the Australian Government throughout Australia
  • Appointed to major panels and won major national contracts with employers for occupational rehabilitation and counselling services

2001

  • Commenced operations in NSW and Canberra

2000

  • Interstate expansion – to Darwin, Alice Springs, Hobart and Launceston

1994-1999

  • Developed statewide service reach in WA

1994

Began operations as a vocational rehabilitation services provider

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