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Employment-focused social enterprise proves itself… with little support

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 31st May 2019 -  Providing jobs with extra career support can improve the health, wellbeing, and finance of people living with mental illness and help the nation’s social services, new research

Coalition wants to get more people with disability working in the public service

Luke Michael, Friday, 3rd May 2019 -  The Coalition government is aiming to almost double the rate of people with disability working in the public service by 2025, but advocates say this target does not go far enough.   Social

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Fighting the Barriers of Migrant Employment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th February 2019 -  Tina Kuek is the founder of Kazi Victoria, an organisation helping people of migrant and refugee backgrounds navigate the job market and find meaningful employment. She’s this week

Pathways to Employment

Contributor, Thursday, 22nd November 2018 -  Optus is encouraging not for profits to get involved with its Pathways to Employment program, which seeks to address youth unemployment in Australia.   At Optus, they create sustainable

Disability Sector Remains Suspicious Over Employment Taskforce

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 19th November 2018 -  The federal government has unveiled a joint employment taskforce to tackle high rates of disability unemployment, but service providers have raised concerns about whether enough

Jobseekers Dissatisfied With Government Employment Program

Luke Michael, Thursday, 4th October 2018 -  Less than one in 10 jobseekers are satisfied with the federal government’s outsourced employment program and there’s a wide perception consultants are unskilled, new research

New Research Looks to Improve Disability Employment Rate

Luke Michael, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  A new study led by a researcher with lived experience of disability will investigate the workplace experiences of people who develop a physical disability mid-career. Paul Williamson

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Changing Lives Through the Dignity of Work

Luke Michael, Monday, 9th July 2018 -  Julia Cambage is CEO of TRY Australia, a social purpose organisation operating since 1883. She is this week’s Changemaker. TRY Australia gives young people chances to change their

Full-Time Work No Longer A Reality for Young Australians

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 14th June 2018 -  Australia has broken its promise to the next generation, according to a new report which found securing full-time work by the age of 25 is no longer a reality for half of young Australians.

New Joint Venture to Boost Employment for People with Disability

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 -  A leading commercial employment provider is teaming up with a not-for-profit disability services group to maximise social impact, by creating a joint venture providing better

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Improving Employment Outcomes for African-Australian Youth

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th April 2018 -  Zam Zam Aden is the referral and placement officer at Melbourne Employment Forum, which aims to achieve improved employment outcomes for African-Australians. She is this week

New Program Receives Grant to Help Women With Disability Find Work

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th December 2017 -  Grant funding has been awarded to a new project assisting women living with disability to gain employment, through mentorships and the use of professional networks. Julia Farr MS
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