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Disability support workers ‘underequipped and overlooked’ during COVID-19

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 5th May 2020 -  The disability workforce feels it has been disregarded in Australia’s pandemic response  There is an urgent lack of personal protective equipment available for disability

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Disability Workers Are Facing Longer Days With Less Pay

Contributor, Thursday, 5th April 2018 -  Under the tight pricing arrangements of the National Disability Insurance Scheme disability support workers are facing excessive unpaid overtime and unfair pay, write Fiona Macdonald,

Virtual Reality Game Launches to Engage Youth in Disability Sector

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  A world first immersive virtual reality work experience game designed to engage young people to work in the disability sector has launched in Victoria. Developed by not-for-profit

New Virtual Reality Tool to Train Disability Support Workers

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  A leading disability provider has secured funding to develop an innovative virtual reality prototype to enhance the training, skills and work practices of disability support staff.…
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