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‘Learn From Our Mistakes’ – UK Expert Warns On Australian NDIS Transition

Lina Caneva, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  Drawing on the experience of the United Kingdom in delivering a social care approach similar to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a high-profile UK analyst has urged

Report Warns on Age-Based Stereotypes in the Workforce

Lina Caneva, Friday, 21st July 2017 -  Public commentary and advocacy regarding older workers has often exaggerated their problems and made use of age-based stereotypes in efforts to overcome them, according to a new

Breakthrough Study Shines a Light on NFP Workforce

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  From CEOs to frontline staff, employees and volunteers working in the not-for-profit sector are being encouraged to take part in a national breakthrough study that aims to provide

Age Discrimination in the Workplace Happening to People as Young as 45

Justine Irving, Friday, 28th April 2017 -  Older adults feel undervalued at work and are struggling to secure work due to age, writes University of South Australia researcher Justine Irving in this article which first appeared

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

Kelly Vincent, Monday, 20th February 2017 -  One of the biggest barriers to people with disability getting a job is the culture of low expectation, writes Kelly Vincent MLC from Dignity Party. In Australia, 82 per cent of people

Wake Up Call As Employment Rates For People With Disability Go ‘Backwards’

Wendy Williams, Monday, 30th January 2017 -  A report showing employment rates for people with disability are going “backwards” should serve as a “wake up call” to the government, according to disability advocates.

Study Highlights Cost of Ignoring Older Workers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 16th January 2017 -  Australian employers are failing to support and engage older workers which is costing them, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of South Australia and the University

Funding NDIS Workforce Innovation

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th October 2016 -  A new $5 million fund, announced by the Coalition government, has been launched to identify innovative ways of building and managing the National Disability Insurance Scheme workforce.

Govt Urged to Take Action on Aged Care Workforce

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd October 2016 -  Aged care providers, workers and experts are calling on the Turnbull government to take action to ensure there is an adequately skilled and equipped workforce to care for a rapidly

Jobs Australia CEO Gives Grave Warning

Lina Caneva, Monday, 29th September 2014 -  The CEO of a major organisation for Not for Profit organisations who deliver employment services under existing Job Services Australia contracts has written an open letter to express…

TECHNOLOGY: The Benefits of Telework for NFPs

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 8th July 2014 -  Giving staff the chance to work outside the office has many advantages for community organisations, writes Jane Rawson from Infoxchange. As internet speeds improve and there are…

Analysis

If We Are to Work to 70, We Need to Rethink Work

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th May 2014 -  As the Federal Government confirms its plans to increase the Australia’s retirement age to 70, Sue Richardson, Principal Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies
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