News & Media

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

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Businesses missing out

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.

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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).

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2018 Special National Minimum Wage for SWS

28 June 2018

The Fair Work Commission has announced the National Minimum Wage Order 2018.

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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.

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Driving Disability Employment Seminar –a special event to disable the barriers

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.  

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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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Invitation: Driving Disability Employment Seminar

7 March 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 HealthShare NSW and eHealth NSW.

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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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JobAccess Service - Christmas Closure Advice

6 December 2017

JobAccess will close on Friday 22 December 2017 and reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

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National Panel of Assessors grant opportunity now open

12 September 2017

The grant opportunity is now closed. The National Panel of Assessors provides a range of independent assessment services to assist with the needs of people with disability in the workplace.

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