EMPLOYMENT NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

New report recommends ways to support and improve the disability workforce

Tags Employment Research Posted 1 week ago by Liz Alderslade

A recently released report asks the Commonwealth Government led collaboration between disability service providers, t… Read more

Proposed Religious Discrimination Bill may trump Disability Discrimination Act

Tags Mental Health Employment Advice Posted 2 weeks ago by Liz Alderslade

Equality advocates and disability peak bodies have raised concerns around the proposed Religious Discrimination Bill,… Read more

Study seeks to understand the health of Australians receiving Government support

Tags Conditions Finance Mental Health Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A newly released study will help understand the health of the more than 1.4 million Australians receiving Newstart Al… Read more

Fearless Australians with disability hit the big screen

Tags Conditions User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Accommodation Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Television series, Fearless Films, is returning for a second season, turning its focus to smashing stereotyp… Read more

Report shares experiences of Australians with disability

Tags Education Mental Health Employment Accommodation Research Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

The first comprehensive report of its kind by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has shared the di… Read more

New CEO welcomed to Achieve Australia

Tags Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Disability support provider, Achieve Australia, has welcomed Jo-Anne Hewitt as their newly appointed Chief Executive … Read more

Speech Pathology Week shines light on ‘hidden’ disability

Tags Education Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A spotlight will be shown on the ‘hidden’ disability affecting 1.2 million Australians during Speech Pathology We… Read more

People with Disability Australia welcomes new CEO

Tags Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

National disability peak body, People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has appointed its new Chief Executive Officer… Read more

New programs to upskill the Western Australian disability and aged care workforce

Tags Education Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Western Australian Government has announced two new programs to help upskill the disability and aged care workfo… Read more

Hireup welcomes its first Chief Operating Officer

Tags Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service organisation, Hireup, has welcomed a new staff member with global experience and a background in t… Read more

New campaign set to break down employment barriers

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new campaign launched by the Dylan Alcott Foundation is set to break down the barriers people with disability face … Read more

Two renowned disability organisations rebrand under new name

Tags Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service providers, House With No Steps and The Tipping Foundation have undergone an exciting new rebrand j… Read more

CYDA welcomes new CEO, Mary Sayers

Tags Employment Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability peak body, Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) have welcomed their new Chief Execut… Read more

Program supporting young South Australians with ABI returns

Tags Conditions Education Mental Health Employment Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular South Australian program helping young people who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI) through a m… Read more

Popular creative program for young adults with autism heads to the Gold Coast

Tags Autism Education Employment Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular games, animation and creative design program designed for young people on the autism spectrum is expanding … Read more

Disability market and workforce strategy re-release "old news"

Tags NDIS Education Employment Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Federal Government’s release of a National Workforce Strategy for disability last week is “a rehash of old ne… Read more

Award winning series on disability and employment returns to television screens

Tags Employment Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) award winning documentary series, following people with disability … Read more

Disability support organisation leads way in accessible and inclusive workplaces

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

With many buildings presenting accessibility barriers for people with disability, one company is prioritising inclusi… Read more

Funding investment to continue and expand mental health employment support

Tags Finance Mental Health Employment Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

One of Australia’s leading mental health organisations, headspace will continue to help young people with mental il… Read more

Vision Australia seeks mentors for new employment program

Tags Employment Posted 9 months ago by Nicole Pope

Vision Australia is on the lookout for volunteer mentors to assist in delivering a new program which will help people… Read more