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Only one in five disability workers has positive NDIS experience

Tags NDIS Employment Posted 2 weeks 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 le… Read more

Disability Royal Commission turns focus to employment barriers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 3 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Report shows COVID-19 increases the risk to disability workers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 1 month 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 reveal… Read more

International students to boost COVID-19 disability and health workforce

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

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

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

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

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

COVID-19 employment considerations for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 month ago

OPINION PIECE - The COVID-19 pandemic has placed immense strain on the economy and raises complex legal problems for … Read more

Government-funded workplaces putting people with intellectual disability at risk

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

Disability advocates say that people with an intellectual disability are being put at greater risk of being exposed t… Read more

Royal Commission raises concerns about COVID-19 support

Tags Conditions Accessibility Employment Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission (DRC) has released a statement saying it's “deeply concerned” about the impact of… Read more

Newstart obligations for disabled “unrealistic”

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Research Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Newstart Allowance recipients who have disabilities or are sick face “unrealistic’  Read more

PWDA's call to break down employment barriers

Tags Accessibility Employment Posted 3 months 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 9 months ago by Nicole Pope

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