News & Media

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

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Mental health inaction costing businesses $11bn annually

2 November 2022

A failure to adequately respond to the needs of employees suffering mental health challenges is costing Australian businesses almost $11 billion a year.

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Employers urged to act now on disability employment ahead of busy holiday season

19 October 2022

The ongoing skills shortage could hit Australian businesses hard as they prepare for a busy holiday season.

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Event Wrap: How DES providers can work with Australia Post

2 November 2021

Australia Post is one of the oldest and most iconic organisations in the country, servicing communities across Australia for over 200 years.

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