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Getting ready for the NDIS: Six top tips

01 March 2016

With full scheme roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) only months away, there’s no doubt it will be a time of great change for the sector. For some of us, change can be scary and daunting. But the good news is it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to cope with – and thrive in – uncertain times.

Workforce casualisation and the NDIS: what it means for you

01 February 2016

There’s no doubt the arrival of the national Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) signals an era of change for the sector. People are being employed in different ways, and new types of businesses are entering disability. There are concerns casualisation will increase as the NDIS rolls out. We explore what this means for the sector and what to expect from our changing workforce.

First Aid Basics

01 January 2016

Knowing what to do in an emergency can make all the difference. However studies show that less than one in five of us know the basics of first aid. So get your skills up to scratch by enrolling in a first aid course today! In the meantime, here are some useful first aid ‘dos and don’ts’ to keep in mind.

Time management tips: how to be more productive

01 December 2015

Tired of seeing your to-do-list grow longer as your days get shorter? Good news – these simple strategies will help you step up your efficiency so you can work smarter, faster and better than ever before.

Accessible communication: the basics

01 November 2015

1 in 5 Australians have a disability, many of whom experience regular challenges with accessing information. As a result, the ability to write accurately, clearly and consistently has far-reaching benefits on the disability community. Best of all, it’s easy.

7 budget travel tips to inspire your next trip

01 September 2015

Holidays can help you relax and recharge, but did you know taking time out can make you a better employee too? Studies show that among other benefits, taking a break from work can improve creativity, lift motivation and boost productivity. Best of all, going away doesn’t have to cost the earth either.

Auslan: what you need to know

01 August 2015

Almost 20,000 people use Auslan to communicate every day, yet this uniquely Australian language remains much of a mystery. Here’s and introduction to the language of Australia’s deaf and hearing impaired community.

The dos and don’ts of social media

01 July 2015

From Twitter to Tumblr, today’s vast and varied world of social media seems to be shifting by the minute. But while the most popular sites are ever-changing, the rules of ‘netiquette’ (i.e. online etiquette) remain the same. Here’s how to navigate the positives and pitfalls of social media.