EMPLOYMENT NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

COVID vaccines not mandatory for disability workers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Employment Government Posted 2 weeks ago by Jesse Neill

COVID-19 vaccinations are being “strongly recommended” for disability support workers, but the Federal Government has... Read more

Mature workers with disability can improve job prospects through new pilot program

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 3 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A new pilot program based in Western Sydney will be assisting older workers with disability to find more work prospects... Read more

Breaking down workforce barriers for people with a disability and mental illness

Tags Mental Health Employment Government Posted 6 months ago

The Federal Government has announced an additional $45.7 million investment to extend two programs dedicated to helping... Read more

New disability strategy to increase Australian Public Service employment opportunities

Tags Employment Government Posted 7 months ago

The Government has released a new Australian Public Service (APS) employment strategy with an aim to create more job... Read more

RC to examine pathways and barriers to employment for people with disability

Tags Employment Royal Commission Posted 8 months ago

Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability is the subject of the ninth public hearing of the... Read more

Invisible disability stigma driving workers to hide conditions

Tags Conditions Accessibility Employment Posted 8 months ago

In the lead up to International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Thursday 3rd December, employment service... Read more

Purple spotlight to shine on global landmarks this International Day of People with Disability

Tags Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 8 months ago

Iconic buildings around the world will glow purple on 3 December to celebrate and put a spotlight on the economic... Read more

Central Coast social enterprise creates disability employment opportunities

Tags Employment Posted 8 months ago

A social enterprise selling sewing and crafting supplies while providing employment for people with disability has... Read more

Resolving unconscious bias towards people with disability in the workplace

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 9 months ago

Unconscious biases towards people with disability are still negatively influencing the recruitment process and... Read more

In a time of strict regulation, OnePassport® Immunise simplifies record keeping

Tags Employment Industry Posted 11 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, but none more so than those who are vulnerable to... Read more

Care Huddles – a tool to improve communication and support team building

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago

OPINION - Care huddles are a structured process for teams to communicate about client care, share information, and... Read more

JobTrainer may have potential to boost disability workforce

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Federal Government has announced a new skills investment program called JobTrainer as part of its coronavirus... Read more

Regional content creators with disability given opportunity to showcase talent

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) and the Federal Government have partnered as a part of a scholarship to... Read more

New training projects to support people with autism into work

Tags NDIS Autism Accessibility Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

As a part of their disability employment initiative, the Federal Government has introduced two new training projects to... Read more

Only one in five disability workers has positive NDIS experience

Tags NDIS Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

A survey conducted by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) of nearly 2,300 disability workers has flagged high... Read more

Disability Royal Commission turns focus to employment barriers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability wants to know why people... Read more

Report shows COVID-19 increases the risk to disability workers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

A survey of more than 2,300 disability support workers by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney has revealed... Read more

International students to boost COVID-19 disability and health workforce

Tags Therapies Education Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

Work restrictions for international students in medical courses are being eased during the COVID-19 crisis to help boost... Read more

COVID-19 contract, lease and consumer law considerations for NDIS Providers

Tags NDIS Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

OPINION - COVID-19 has created a number of regulatory and other legal issues that impact NDIS providers. Read more

Funding announced to support Australians most at risk during COVID-19

Tags NDIS Autism Down Syndrome Accessibility Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Federal Government has announced they are committing more than $154 million to support vulnerable Australians,... Read more