Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) Young Leaders Program 2021 Update

We are looking for 6 disabled young Victorians aged 20 to 25 to help us redesign the program for their age group. Please share the copy below! We will be running 4 more groups of workshops again this year, all online, but two will be for 14-19 year olds and [...]

By |2021-01-29T01:33:51+00:00January 29th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) Young Leaders Program 2021 Update

CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

Are you a young person with disability aged 15 to 24? Did you move from school in 2020 or are you moving from your school this year to work, do further study or something different? Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is partnering with the University of New [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:44:39+00:00January 28th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

What is this all about? Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December this year. The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but we need a few more people with disability from different parts [...]

By |2021-01-27T00:52:26+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, Resources|Comments Off on Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

School Leavers Information Kit & School Leavers Information Service

To support young people as they prepare to leave school, the School Leavers Information Kit and the School Leavers Information Service provide tailored careers information to help young people understand their education, training and work pathways. Both initiatives are funded through the Australian Government’s Enhanced Support for School Leavers measure [...]

By |2021-01-25T01:01:34+00:00January 25th, 2021|Resources|Comments Off on School Leavers Information Kit & School Leavers Information Service

The voices of children and young people with disability

The primary purpose of this work was to ensure that children and young people with disabilities in NSW had the opportunity to express their voices, opinions and experiences in line with the principle of participation emphasised in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:23:54+00:00January 25th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on The voices of children and young people with disability

Breaking down barriers into the workforce for people with a disability and mental illness

The Morrison Government is investing in innovative strategies to address the barriers preventing people with mental illness and disability from finding and keeping a job. Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said the Government has committed an additional $45.7 million to extend two programs dedicated to helping young [...]

By |2021-01-24T21:35:27+00:00January 24th, 2021|Articles, Policy, Resources|Comments Off on Breaking down barriers into the workforce for people with a disability and mental illness

Expressions of Interest now open – Jobs Victoria Employment Services

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is pleased to announce the opening of the first stage of applications for funding to deliver Jobs Victoria Employment Services for the period July 2021 to June 2023. Applications for funding will follow a two-stage process: Expressions of Interest which are now [...]

By |2021-01-21T01:19:46+00:00January 21st, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Expressions of Interest now open – Jobs Victoria Employment Services