Access and Inclusion is Good for Business – Australian Network on Disability

Disability is common in Australia, but often invisible. Nearly 10 per cent of the workforce has some form of disability, with 32 per cent of employees with a disability working as professionals or managers. As many as 1 in 5 Australians experience mental illness in any year and 45 per cent experience mental illness in …

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AccessAbility Day

AccessAbility Day is an Australian Government initiative   A great opportunity for job seekers with disability and employers to connect for a day and experience what each has to offer on 25 – 29 November 2019. This is a wonderful opportunity to give a jobseeker an insight into a particular job or type of work, …

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Workforce of the future

Workforce for the Future

Deloitte presented on this report at Disability Employment Australia’s national conference in Perth last week. There is significant findings and recommendations in this report to ensure Australia manages through the next five to ten years and builds a workforce for the future. That workforce must include people with disability at all levels. Link to Deloitte …

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Business Benefits of Employing People with Disabilities

There can be many misconceptions about hiring people with disabilities. While employers may have various valid concerns, many businesses who have employed people with disabilities have seen great outcomes for their whole business. Interestingly, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) more than four million Australians, experience disability which is nearly 1 in 5 Australians. What …

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