News & Media
Regular updates about what’s new in disability employment, including media releases and upcoming events.
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14 November 2018
JobAccess will close from Monday 24 December 2018 and reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
28 August 2018
In early July, the Ministers for Social Services and Disability Services, announced this year’s Patron for International Day of People with Disability.
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.
1 August 2018
Do you want to learn more about the potential of disability employment? Get the facts, get the support and make it happen in your workplace – register now for this free seminar hosted by JobAccess in collaboration with Monash University.
31 July 2018
More than half of Australian businesses are missing out on an untapped pool of talent by overlooking candidates with disability during the hiring process.
Strong, consistent NDIS quality and safeguards are now in place in New South Wales and South Australia
3 July 2018
A new independent government agency has been established to oversee a nationally consistent approach to quality and safeguards in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
28 June 2018
The Fair Work Commission has announced the National Minimum Wage Order 2018.
21 June 2018
The Department of Jobs and Small Business (DJSB) will be implementing significant IT systems changes to support the legislative and Employment changes commencing from 1 July 2018.
9 May 2018
Do you want to learn more about the potential of disability employment? Register now for this free seminar hosted by JobAccess in Brisbane QLD in collaboration with the Department of Premier and Cabinet and Public Service Commission.
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.