Future Skills for Victoria – Driving collaboration and innovation in post-secondary education and training 

In November 2019, the Victorian Government commissioned a significant review into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system to ensure Victoria has the skills we need for our growing economy. In 2020, the Review Chaired by Ms Jenny Macklin, took on the added challenge of responding to the unprecedented shock Victoria has [...]

By |2021-03-04T22:32:14+00:00March 4th, 2021|Policy, Research|0 Comments

5 ways Support Coordinators can help NDIS participants find a job

Supporting Employment Outcomes - advice for Support Coordinators Author: Sally Coddington Published by DSC 1 March 2020 The NDIA has been busy making changes to NDIS funding for employment and has an employment strategy aptly titled the NDIS Employment Strategy 2019 – 2022. While all this effort indicates a welcome emphasis [...]

By |2021-03-02T03:09:37+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Articles|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

Applications Now Open for IBM Neurodiversity Program 2021

At IBM, work is more than a job – it is a calling. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with the clients and sell. To make markets. To invest. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. [...]

By |2021-02-11T00:41:40+00:00February 11th, 2021|Articles|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

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Vacancy – National Disability Coordination Officer (Region 17)

National Disability Coordination Officer (Region 17) The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program is a Commonwealth funded service to address the barriers that people with disability face, in successfully accessing and completing post-school education and training, and subsequent employment. For more information please click here: https://www.ndcovictoria.net.au/ About the role We [...]

By |2020-11-26T01:34:56+00:00November 26th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

NCSEHE Student Equity Snapshots Forum — Mr David Eckstein

‘There’s nothing inevitable about exclusion.’ Australian universities: choices and issues in careers support for students with disability The NCSEHE hosted a series of lightning talks and online discussions presented by the 2019/20 Equity Fellows on 26–30 October 2020. The NCSEHE hosted a series of lightning talks and online discussions presented [...]

By |2020-11-23T00:46:04+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Events, Policy, Research, Webinars|0 Comments

Shape your future – New My Future Website

Introducing the new-look myfuture The myfuture team is proud to announce the launch of its refreshed, new-look website. We've improved the design and navigation to make it easier for you to explore myfuture's career tools and resources. We've also enhanced a range of features to help you find, collect and [...]

By |2020-11-17T03:56:22+00:00November 16th, 2020|Resources|0 Comments