News & Media
Regular updates about what’s new in disability employment, including media releases and upcoming events.
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11 September 2023
R U OK? is a public health promotion charity that focuses on mental health. It encourages people to stay connected and have meaningful conversations that can help others through difficult times.
24 August 2023
The National Disability Recruitment Coordinator (NDRC) – JobAccess’ employer engagement team – recently signed its 400th employer partnership with Torrens University Australia.
14 July 2023
On 3 June 2023, the Minister for Social Services Amanda Rishworth and the Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell announced the Government’s continued commitment to boosting employment opportunities for people with disability.
6 July 2023
The Australian Government announced a new DES Quality Framework will be in place from July 2023.
28 June 2023
On 20 June 2023, the Fair Work Commission issued its annual determination in relation to the Supported Wage System (SWS)
8 May 2023
JobAccess assists people with disability to secure and keep jobs. The program also supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to increase inclusivity in their workforce.
26 April 2023
World Day for Health and Safety at Work on April 28 highlights the importance of ensuring safe and healthy work environments for all individuals, including those with disability.
18 April 2023
Employers and people with disability may be eligible for increased funding support through the Employment Assistance Fund (EAF).
4 April 2023
The current Disability Employment Services (DES) program has been extended for 2 years, to 30 June 2025.