News & Media
Regular updates about what’s new in disability employment, including media releases and upcoming events.
3 August 2017
The Australian Government is establishing a new panel of Disability Employment Service (DES) providers to help people with disability find and keep jobs.
3 July 2017
There is a new Special National Minimum Wage for SWS participants from 1 July 2017.
14 June 2017
The Department of Social Services has released an Industry Information Paper to inform interested parties about future arrangements for the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.
25 May 2017
People with disability are commonly viewed as a burden on society and on the workforce.
19 May 2017
With over 2 million Australians of working age living with disability, more and more smart businesses see the strong case for inclusive employment practices to meet their business needs.
15 May 2017
On Federal Budget night this year, the Government reaffirmed its commitment to improving employment outcomes for people with disability and announced changes to the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.
11 May 2017
Dylan Alcott was chosen to be the 2017 Ambassador.
26 April 2017
The Australian Network on Disability (AND)’s Annual National Conference: Enabling Change, Creating Impact, is now open for registrations.
5 April 2017
PaTH Internships are short placements in the workplace that give young people an opportunity to demonstrate their skills to a potential employer, develop vocational skills and improve their employment prospects.