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Charities as drivers of employment, productivity, and growth

David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th November 2020 -  If governments were primarily focused on boosting employment and maximising investment in job creation, creating more employment for people in charities would be one of their highest

Rapid response vehicle finds post-COVID jobs for young Australians

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th May 2020 -  Foundations or individuals can either grant or lend money With Australia facing an unprecedented employment crisis, a Queensland social enterprise has launched a new social finance

Advocates demand stronger targets for disability employment

Luke Michael, Friday, 8th November 2019 -  NDIS Minister Stuart Robert has unveiled a plan to get 30 per cent of scheme participants into work by 2023 The Morrison government must create stronger targets for disability employment

Getting future focused

Clare Desira, Monday, 26th August 2019 -  What did you do for yourself today that will make tomorrow easier, brighter or more fun? In her latest video, mindset coach and CSR professional Clare Desira talks about a killer question

Social enterprise helping vulnerable Aussies find meaningful work

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 6th August 2019 -  Social enterprise is delivering better job opportunities for disadvantaged Australians than mainstream employment while also fixing gaps in government jobseeker programs,

Dylan Alcott launches campaign fighting barriers to work for people with disability

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th July 2019 -  People with disability spend much of their lives overcoming a myriad of barriers. One that’s often out of their hands is finding a job. But a new initiative headed up by paralympian

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’s

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
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