NDIS Criterion
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Careers

Australian Disability Enterprise Awards Open


Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 at 3:54 pm
Staff Reporter
Nominations are open for the 2011 Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) Excellence Award, which aims to recognise the work enterprises do in providing jobs for people with a disability.

Wednesday, 22nd June 2011
at 3:54 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Australian Disability Enterprise Awards Open
Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 at 3:54 pm

Nominations are open for the 2011 Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) Excellence Award, which aims to recognise the work enterprises do in providing jobs for people with a disability.

The Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas, has called for nominations from the sector, which employs 20,000 people with disability nationwide.

The award aim to recognise the nation’s 202 disability enterprises for the work they do in providing meaningful work for people with disability who need substantial ongoing support to maintain their employment.

Senator McLucas says the ADE Excellence Award, now in its fourth year, encourages and promotes the significant contribution that these enterprises make in improving the lives of people with disability.

She says a job provides more than just a pay packet – it gives dignity and purpose, provides security for the future and connects people to their community.

McLucas called on people to nominate disability enterprises for the award which provide meaningful employment opportunities and support to people with disability, who otherwise may not have had the opportunity, in a professional and supportive environment.

This year the ADE Excellence Award will acknowledge organisations providing best practice and innovative training opportunities, achieving strong wage outcomes, providing safe working conditions, social inclusion and participation for their employees and quality of service to people with disability.

Nominations for this year's ADE Excellence Award close on 31 July. To nominate, visit www.fahcsia.gov.au.

The winners will be announced on 5 September.



FEATURED SUPPLIERS


Helping the helpers fund their mission…...

FrontStream Pty Ltd (FrontStream AsiaPacific)

HLB Mann Judd is a specialist Accounting and Advisory firm t...

HLB Mann Judd

Brennan IT helps not-for-profit (NFP) organisations drive gr...

Brennan IT

NGO Recruitment is Australia’s not-for-profit sector recru...

NGO Recruitment

More Suppliers

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Underemployment Negatively Affecting Mental Health of People with Disabilities

Luke Michael

Friday, 13th October 2017 at 11:46 am

A Recipe for Employment

Wendy Williams

Wednesday, 4th October 2017 at 9:04 am

The Top 5 Things I Learned When Launching My Social Enterprise

Rachel Golding

Wednesday, 4th October 2017 at 8:56 am

POPULAR

Disability Advocacy Group Fights to Restore State Funding

Luke Michael

Thursday, 9th November 2017 at 8:37 am

Red Cross Moves to Wage-Based Fundraising Model

Lina Caneva

Thursday, 16th November 2017 at 8:30 am

New Same-Sex Marriage Bill Looks to Protect Faith-Based Charities

Luke Michael

Monday, 13th November 2017 at 5:25 pm

Donors Looking for a Personalised Experience to Give More – Study

Lina Caneva

Wednesday, 8th November 2017 at 1:43 pm

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


NDIS Criterion
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!