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Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Employment news and resources

Investing $650 million for Australian Disability Enterprise jobs
Senator Mitch Fifield, 25th August 2015
The Australian Government is delivering employment certainty for up to 20,000 people with disability by committing more than $650 million to Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) jobs over the next three years.

The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Mitch Fifield, and the Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks, today visited Fairhaven Disability Services to announce the funding.

This is essential support for ADE jobs as workers with disability transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

ADEs are incredibly important in the continuum of employment options for people with disability, provide jobs in businesses such as laundries, cafes and gardening crews ...

Nance Haxton, The World Today (ABC Radio), 25th August 2015
The age and disability commissioner Susan Ryan ... says employment prospects for people with a disability are being hampered by entrenched ignorance and a lack of understanding of their needs ...

We Can Work - videos
Inclusion Australia, 2015
A collection of videos demonstrating the capacity of people with intellectual disability to work in open employment with the right support.

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