Southern Grampians Youth Achievement Award

Southern Grampians Youth Achievement Awards (SGYAA) Southern Grampians is ripe with positive, talented and compassionate young people whose skills range from volunteering to sporting to leadership to music and art. To continue supporting and encouraging our young people, we are once again kicking off the Southern Grampians Youth Achievement [...]

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Dear Dyslexia podcast Sally Close on dyslexia and neurodiversity in the workplace

In this episode, Shae speaks with Sally Close on dyslexia and neurodiversity in the workplace. Introducing Sally Close – Business Improvement Consultant Sally Close left her corporate career armed with 20+ years of leadership experience to apply her business improvement prowess to her own consultancy - helping clients with organisational [...]

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The ABC is looking for storytellers with disability to pitch ideas for IDPwD 2021

The ABC is looking for storytellers with disability to pitch ideas for IDPwD 2021 - ABC News  Who: To be eligible, you must live in Australia, be over 18, have a disability and be available to work on your content between September and November 2021. What: We want you to pitch a [...]

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At Risk Forum

At Risk Forum again this year on Wednesday 18th August 2021 The BGKLLEN, with partners, is holding the At Risk Forum again this year on Wednesday 18th August 2021 at Woodlands Golf Club, Mordialloc. This year the Forum will consist of two Keynote Speakers and the choice of one [...]

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Stride Education Careers and Transition – The Adaptor Project

The Adaptor Project  The Adaptor project focuses on getting students ready for work and ready for life in the 21st Century. In everyday life, the development of life skills helps students in the following ways: Find new ways of thinking and problem-solving. Recognise the impact of their actions and take responsibility rather than [...]

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VET In Schools Strategy & Funding Under The Microscope

ITECA - VET In Schools Strategy & Funding Under The Microscope Troy Williams, ITECA Chief Executive — 19 July 2021 With the Australian Government contemplating a new strategy for vocational education and training in secondary schools, and a skills new funding agreement being negotiated with states and territories, it’s [...]

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National Disability Research Partnership

National Disability Research Partnership The National Disability Research Partnership will facilitate a collaborative and inclusive disability research program that builds the evidence for successful innovation in policy and practice. The Commonwealth government has provided seed funding to establish the NDRP. A two-year establishment phase is being guided by a working [...]

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Reform of reasonable adjustment provisions under the Disability Discrimination Act – PWDA

Media Release – Disability Community Calls For Reform After Discrimination Claims Become ‘Impossible To Prove’ A frustrated alliance of lawyers and community organisations has lobbied the Commonwealth Attorney-General to rewrite Australia’s disability discrimination laws after a court case made discrimination claims “near on impossible to prove.” The alliance of [...]

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