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Huge demand from people with disability for employment in ACT public service

27 March 2017

An ACT public sector program to boost employment for people with disability has met huge demand from job seekers. There were more than 200 applications for nine inclusion traineeships.

Kimberley among first in line for NDIS

16 March 2017

People with disability living in the Kimberley will be among the first in regional WA to benefit from a dedicated support network offering access to a community-based coordinator.

Why Toowoomba needs 3000 more disability workers

15 March 2017

Toowoomba and south-west Queensland needs about 3000 more workers in the disability sector within the next 12 months, according to the NDIS and service providers in the region.

Inquiry seeks to increase ACT employment rate of people with a disability

10 March 2017

Efforts to increase the the employment of people with a disability in the ACT public sector will be the focus of a new inquiry. The Legislative Assembly's health, ageing and community services committee has invited submissions ahead of a public hearing in May.

Clickability: New disability services review site to go national

09 March 2017

Two Melbourne-based social workers have developed a 'TripAdvisor-style' website allowing people with disabilities and their carers to rate and review support services on offer.

Disability services organisation CARA is aiming to boost staff numbers to 1000, and is hiring now

09 March 2017

An Adelaide-based disability service is expected to employ 1000 people by June as the health sector continues to grow across the country.

ABC report: NDIS workforce understaffed in major cities

09 March 2017

ABC's AM program has reported on Productivity Commission findings that parts of Australia's biggest cities could struggle to attract enough disability workers for the NDIS.

Clickability: New disability services review site to go national

09 March 2017

Two Melbourne-based social workers have developed a 'TripAdvisor-style' website allowing people with disabilities and their carers to rate and review support services on offer.

Milestone for NDIS as disability clinical services transfer to Australia’s oldest charity

02 March 2017

The NSW Government announced the Benevolent Society will be the new operator of its specialist disability community support teams. These services are being transferred to the non-government sector to support the roll out of the NDIS.

Deportation order reconsidered at eleventh hour for Bangladeshi teen

27 February 2017

A teenage girl who was facing deportation over her disability has now been granted permanent residency after the Assistant Immigration Minister reconsidered the decision.