EMPLOYMENT NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Election promises recapped for people with disability

Tags NDIS Autism Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Employment Government Posted 1 day ago by Anna Christian

The Federal Election is approaching fast and political parties have been finalising their positions for voters to... Read more

People with disability paid below minimum wage and lacking employment support

Tags NDIS Employment Industry Royal Commission Posted 1 month ago by Anna Christian

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People With Disability heard this week that... Read more

World Down Syndrome Day focuses on the meaning of inclusion

Tags Down Syndrome Employment Industry Posted 1 month ago by Anna Christian

On World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March, people with Down syndrome and their supporters are advocating for inclusion across... Read more

Disability service providers should have a workplace mental health policy

Tags Mental Health Employment Industry Posted 2 months ago

OPINION - Five years ago when my consultancy was asked to write a workplace mental health policy for a client, it was an... Read more

Disability Employment Service investigated by the Royal Commission

Tags Employment Royal Commission Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

A case study heard by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has... Read more

Australian of the Year calls for people with disability to show their inner leadership

Tags User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 5 months ago by Anna Christian

With International Day of People With Disability being held tomorrow, Queensland Australian of the Year, Dinesh Palipana... Read more

Employment of people with disability hasn’t improved in years, hears Disability Royal Commission

Tags Employment Industry Government Royal Commission Posted 5 months ago by Anna Christian

Employment rates of people with disability in Australia have not seen improvement in 30 years, an expert told the Royal... Read more

Study finds unemployed people with disability have low wellbeing

Tags Employment Research Industry Posted 6 months ago by Anna Christian

Research collected by atWork Australia to help the employment services industry understand the needs of job seekers has... Read more

Inquiry hears of barriers to accessing the Disability Support Pension

Tags Finance Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Employment Government Posted 7 months ago by Anna Christian

An inquiry into the Disability Support Pension (DSP) continues to receive submissions from advocacy groups and... Read more

Employment for people with disability: celebrating new jobs and building careers in caring

Tags Employment Noticeboard Industry Posted 7 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Disability service provider, Barkuma, announces new jobs and a program that builds careers in aged... Read more

Disability Support Pension criticised as causing distress to people with disability

Tags NDIS Finance Health and Wellbeing Employment Government Posted 8 months ago by Anna Christian

Advocacy groups for people with disability have submitted their calls to a Senate Committee for sweeping reforms to the... Read more

Traineeships are the way of the future for the disability support workforce

Tags NDIS Therapies Education Employment Industry Government Posted 8 months ago by Anna Christian

With 83,000 more disability support workers needed over the next few years as the care and support sector becomes one of... Read more

Disability Gateway website received positively by advocacy groups

Tags NDIS Conditions Therapies Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Employment Accommodation Transport Government Posted 8 months ago by Anna Christian

Key advocacy groups believe a website designed to provide information about support to people with disability could be a... Read more

Employment transition support for school students with disability to combat unemployment issues

Tags User Stories Education Employment Posted 8 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Disability service provider, Barkuma, is hoping to combat unemployment issues among school students... Read more

COVID vaccines not mandatory for disability workers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Employment Government Posted 10 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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