Stepping Into Internships Winter 2021 roles are now open!

Applications for the Stepping Into Winter 2021 roles are now open For more  national opportunities go to the AND website. To keep updated on when new opportunities arise, sign up to the Mailing List. Live in regional Victoria? See our Connect50 website for more internship opportunities. Australian Bureau of Statistics (Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents and [...]

By |2021-03-01T05:41:51+00:00March 1st, 2021|Opportunities|0 Comments

Disability Scholarship Program

Victorian Government Department of Justice and Community Safety Scholarship Program As a major employer, the department is in a strong position to play a lead role in helping shift attitudes and drive positive change for people with disability, as clients, service users and staff with disability. A key initiative to support people with disability [...]

By |2021-03-01T05:14:31+00:00March 1st, 2021|Opportunities|0 Comments

Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

Thu 18 February 2021 Australian Network on Disability Over the past year, the world around us has changed. For many our working life has shifted to a hybrid between days in the office and days working from home.   In this article, we share how to deliver fair and accessible recruitment, interviews and onboarding practices during a time of change in how we work.  [...]

By |2021-02-21T23:35:51+00:00February 21st, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is writing a report about the experiences of disabled young people. This report will be our submission to the Disability Royal Commission in Australia. The Disability Royal Commission is a way for the government to look into how disabled people are treated in Australia. They [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:50:09+00:00February 21st, 2021|Events, Policy|0 Comments

Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

NCSEHE-led project to establish Australia’s first dedicated national Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability A new National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grant project led by the NCSEHE will establish Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability. The CDL Hub will provide an accessible range [...]

By |2021-02-16T01:51:44+00:00February 16th, 2021|Articles, Resources|0 Comments

Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

The NDIA aims to have 30 per cent of participants of a working age in meaningful employment by 30 June 2023 and it is busy making changes to the NDIS funding for employment. But low expectations, ongoing and systemic discrimination and complex employment support systems persist as barriers to reaching [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:56:10+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Professional development|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments