News & Media

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

National Panel of Assessors

3 August 2018

As part of the current reforms to DES program, a new NPA has been established from a grant selection process, to deliver assessment services from 1 July 2018.

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Disability Employment Services Provider Panel Established

7 May 2018

Following a recent grant application process, a new panel of Disability Employment Service (DES) providers has been established to provide employment support to people with disability.

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New panel of providers for the Disability Employment Services will bring improvements for all

28 February 2018

A new Disability Employment Services (DES) Provider panel is being established, through a grant application process, to bring improvements to the DES program.

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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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Launch of the APS disability employment strategy

1 July 2016

On 31 May 2016, the Australian Public Service Commission launched the ‘As One: Making it Happen, the APS Disability Employment Strategy 2016-19.’

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