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PWDA's call to break down employment barriers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 14 hours ago by Rebecca St Clair

People With Disability Australia (PWDA) have announced a new $100 million proposal to tear down barriers for those wi… Read more

“No surprise” in literacy numbers for speech pathologists

Tags Education Employment Research Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

A report released from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Programme for Internatio… Read more

Making work accessible for everyone

Tags NDIS Employment Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The Australian Government initiative, AccessAbility Day, kicks off today, allowing employers to connect with job seek… Read more

New program provides seasonal work for people with disability

Tags Employment Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A new labour hire program for people with disability, called LabourIn, is launching at a high demand time of year, ju… Read more

New report recommends ways to support and improve the disability workforce

Tags Employment Research Posted 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 10 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