News & Media

Regular updates about what’s new in disability employment, including media releases and upcoming events.

International Day of People with Disability

30 November 2016

The 3rd of December marks the International Day of People with Disability

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Feedback sought - draft model for carer support

9 November 2016

The Australian Government is committed to supporting and sustaining the vital work of unpaid carers, and has developed a draft Service Delivery Model for a proposed new integrated carer support service system.

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Have your say on new Disability Employment Services

3 November 2016

This week, Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP, and Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, the Hon Jane Prentice MP, released a discussion paper providing suggested changes to Disability Employment Services

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Congratulations JobAccess – Winner 2016 Government Contact Centre Awards

17 August 2016

Congratulations JobAccess – Winner 2016 Government Contact Centre Awards.

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The new look JobAccess

1 July 2016

JobAccess has a brand new look

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NDIS to welcome new participants from 1 July 2016

1 July 2016

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) trial period is coming to an end, with roll out of the full scheme across Australia beginning from 1 July 2016.

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Upcoming National Employment Services Association conference

1 July 2016

The National Employment Services Association (NESA) will be holding its 15th annual National Conference from 31 July – 2 August 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne.

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Disability guide for employers launched

1 July 2016

In May, the Australian Network on Disability launched its ‘Sharing and Monitoring Disability Information Guide’ for employers.

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New guide to prepare young people for work

1 July 2016

The Business Council of Australia has launched a new resource called ‘Being Work Ready: A Guide to What Employers Want,’ which specifically targets young jobseekers.

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