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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

Changemaker

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

Changemaker

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’s

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

No Improvement for People with Disability Engaging with Australian Businesses

Lina Caneva, Friday, 1st December 2017 -  Many businesses still don’t have a good understanding of customers with disability, according to a survey of more than 500 small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by Australian

Am I heard? Am I seen? Am I able?

Jack Milne, Monday, 27th November 2017 -  It is time to recognise the importance of education and employment for young people with a disability, writes Jack Milne, the Royal Commonwealth Society’s Australian youth

Request for Tender for ParentsNext 2018-21 – Applications Now Open

Contributor, Thursday, 23rd November 2017 -  The federal government’s Department of Employment is seeking tender responses from organisations to deliver ParentsNext from July 2018. For many parents, particularly women,

Spotlight

A Recipe for Employment

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th October 2017 -  Scarf is doing more than dining, writes Wendy Williams in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. Hospitality can transform lives. That is the premise behind Melbourne social

Youth Projects Recognised for Cutting Jobless Rate

Wendy Williams, Friday, 9th June 2017 -  A not-for-profit that provides health, outreach, employment, education and training services to young people experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol

Employment-Ready Not for Profit Receives Funding Boost

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 18th May 2017 -  A community organisation which assists women from disadvantaged backgrounds to gain sustainable employment has received a top up from the Victorian government. The employment-ready…
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