Pathways to Tertiary webinar series starts Wednesday 28 April 2021

Pathways to Tertiary (P2T) webinar series P2T is a National online series of webinars that will be held every Wednesday from 28 April to 19 May.  The final event on 19 May is a virtual expo providing a virtual opportunity to connect with TAFE and university disability practitioners. This project [...]

By |2021-04-16T00:20:57+00:00April 15th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Pathways to Tertiary webinar series starts Wednesday 28 April 2021

Royal Commission Public Hearing on Disability and Open Employment

Public hearing 9: Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 7 December 2020 to Friday, 11 December 2020. The Royal Commission’s ninth public hearing examined the barriers [...]

By |2021-03-25T04:40:33+00:00March 25th, 2021|Advocacy, Policy, Research|Comments Off on Royal Commission Public Hearing on Disability and Open Employment

Eastern Ranges School Transition EXPO

Eastern Ranges School Transition EXPO Time: 1pm –4pm Date: Tuesday 30th March  2021 Venue: Eastern Ranges School, Professional Learning Centre,  56 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully, Enter via Gate 1, Alma Avenue. Please join us and explore post school options for young adults with a disability. Participating services include: Day services [...]

By |2021-03-18T03:31:16+00:00March 18th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Eastern Ranges School Transition EXPO

Ready-Set-Connect disability networking event

Ready-Set-Connect Our popular disability networking event Ready-Set-Connect is coming to Frankston. And we’re inviting you to join us, as an attendee, to network with your local NDIS community! Ready-Set-Connect is a structured and fun event based on a speed dating format. Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Date: Wednesday 24 March. [...]

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2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Throughout 2020, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment conducted the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). The aim of the Review was to test if the Standards are effective in supporting students with disability to access and [...]

By |2021-03-14T21:25:04+00:00March 14th, 2021|Policy|Comments Off on 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

Transitioning to Meaningful Employment with NDIS

Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Transitioning to Meaningful Employment Disability Employment: using Customised Employment & the NDIS to support choice Join Knox City Council Disability Services and Youth Services for this parent webinar presented by Jon Adams, Centre for Disability Employment Research and Practice. Open to parents, carers and [...]

By |2021-03-09T00:39:17+00:00March 9th, 2021|Events, Webinars|1 Comment

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|Comments Off on Stepping Into Internships Winter 2021 roles are now open!

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|Comments Off on Disability Scholarship Program

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|Comments Off on Changing Workplaces: Accessible Recruitment, Interviews and Onboarding

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|Comments Off on Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters