Welcome to JobAccess - An Australian Government Initiative

Welcome to JobAccess. JobAccess is a free information and advice service about the employment of people with disability. JobAccess helps people with disability, employers, service providers and the community to access information about services, financial assistance and workplace solutions. You can find useful information about reasonable adjustments, disclosure of disability, disability employment case studies, tools and checklists.

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Top 5 Questions

  • How do I find a Disability Employment Service provider? The contact details of all the Disability Employment Service providers in your local area are available on the Australian Job Search website.
  • Why is my Supported Wage System application still pending? You will need to telephone your Supported Wage Management Unit on 1800 065 123 to check on progress.
  • What is the Employment Assistance Fund? It provides funds to help people with disability to improve their access to work. It can help with the costs of installing accessible doors, ramps, adjusting heights of switches, assistive technology, Auslan interpreting and disability awareness training. 
  • Do all Supported Wage Assessment Agreements have to be sent to the Fair Work Commission? No, only send them to the Fair Work Commission if the relevant industrial instrument requires them to be lodged with the Fair Work Commission.
  • What are reasonable adjustments?  Reasonable adjustment relates to a provision in the Disability Discrimination Act. For example, it is necessary to make reasonable adjustments to enable a person with disability to have equal opportunity to be considered for selection, appointment, promotion, transfer and training. 

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NDRC Employer Portal

National Disability Recruitment Coordinator

Are you a large employer who wants to increase the diversity of your staff?

Wondering what the National Disability Recruitment Coordinator can do for your business? For tips and best practice advice on recruiting and employing people with disability click the image above.

Work and Mental Health

Employment assistance for people with mental health issues.

Understanding mental illness

The JobAccess website contains information about mental health conditions at work. It also has information that can help build supportive work environments in which all people can work productively.

The JobAccess service is available to answer questions from employers, employees, employment service providers and co-workers.