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WorkAbility Qld Newsletter – 30 January 2019

WorkAbility Qld Newsletter – 30 January 2019

  January 2019 LOCAL NEWS Roadshows shine at the Sunshine Coast and Redlands Disability sector employers and organisations were connected with more than 170 potential new recruits during the past few weeks, across two separate WorkAbility Qld Jobs Roadshow events. At Sunshine Coast TAFE on November 29, and Redlands RSL on December 4, jobseekers heard […]

NDS State of the Sector report released

NDS State of the Sector report released

The State of the Disability Sector Report 2018, released by National Disability Services (NDS), found that while disability service providers remain committed to the NDIS, the majority (73 per cent) believe its systems and processes need urgent improvement. The report encompasses the responses of 626 providers spanning very small to large enterprises across service types, including both […]

La Trobe University makes risky business a good choice

La Trobe University makes risky business a good choice

Disability workers are often called on to support people with cognitive disabilities, including people with intellectual disabilities or acquired brain injuries. La Trobe University has taken a look at issues surrounding choice – how can disability support workers safely enable the people they support to live an engaged and meaningful life, while minimising potential harm […]

Employ some magic with Workforce Wizard

Employ some magic with Workforce Wizard

With the creation of more than 19,000 additional jobs expected as a result of the NDIS rollout in Queensland, are you wondering what the NDIS rollout will mean for your workforce? As organisations face adapting to new models of service delivery during their transition to the NDIS, the Workforce Wizard tool has been created by […]

Roadshows shine at the Sunshine Coast and Redlands

Roadshows shine at the Sunshine Coast and Redlands

Disability sector employers and organisations were connected with more than 170 potential new recruits during the past few weeks, across two separate WorkAbility Qld Jobs Roadshow events. At Sunshine Coast TAFE on November 29, and the Redlands RSL on December 4, jobseekers heard about the benefits of entering a career in disability directly from the […]

WorkAbility Newsletter – 30 November 2018

WorkAbility Newsletter – 30 November 2018

    November 2018 LOCAL NEWS Moving beyond the frontline: Working to enable Indigenous leadership in the health system In partnership with Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council (WWASC), WorkAbility was invited to present at the National Conference on Indigenous Health Workforce Leadership: Moving Beyond the Frontline in Brisbane on 2 November 2018. Sponsored by the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous […]

Moving beyond the frontline: Working to enable Indigenous leadership in the health system

Moving beyond the frontline: Working to enable Indigenous leadership in the health system

In partnership with Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council (WWASC), WorkAbility was invited to present at the National Conference on Indigenous Health Workforce Leadership: Moving Beyond the Frontline in Brisbane on 2 November 2018. Sponsored by the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, the conference examined the critical success factors for enabling Indigenous leadership across the health system, with a focus on […]

Tearing down barriers: New federal taskforce to improve employment prospects for Australians with a disability

Tearing down barriers: New federal taskforce to improve employment prospects for Australians with a disability

The NDIS Participant Employment Taskforce, announced last week by the Morrison Government, is being setup to look at how NDIS participants can be best supported to seek employment. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, made the announcement at the National Disability Services CEO […]

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