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JobSeekers Support for people with disability

JobSeekers Support for people with disability

As we know people with disability are facing unique challenges during this pandemic, including accessing employment opportunities. Given the number of individuals now trying to access Centrelink and other employment related services, there may be insufficient or delayed support for people with disability looking for work. We are concerned about the length of time that […]

Isolearn with TAFE Queensland

Isolearn with TAFE Queensland

TAFE Queensland and Queensland Government are offering isolearn courses designed for individuals who are looking to gain a new skill or for a career change. Also available are Skill Sets for people impacted by COVID-19 and Financial Resilience Webinars for small and medium businesses. Micro-credentials TAFE Queensland and Queensland Government are offering isolearn courses designed […]

Continuing engagement during COVID-19

Continuing engagement during COVID-19

During this critical time the NTSSS Project Team is continuing to reach out and support service providers across Queensland for the Employment Pathway Phase. Using online platforms, Project Officers are connecting with stakeholders to discuss impacts, issues and challenges in light of the COVID-19 situation and to deliver a best project response going forward. If […]

NTSSS in Woorabinda

NTSSS in Woorabinda

NTSSS WorkAbility Project Officer, Julie Allen and QCOSS Senior Project Officer, Fiona Hawthorne visited Woorabinda (pre COVID-19) to engage with the local community on a day when the sun was shining, and smiles were abundant. They were welcomed warmly by the community and chatted to locals about health, culture, traditional medicine, digital connectivity, electricity bills […]

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Industry Information

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Industry Information

WorkAbility Qld takes the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what that means for operations across our consortium partners and Industry seriously. The NDIS workforce and wider sector plays a key role in keeping vulnerable people safe and taking precautionary action to minimise impacts on service delivery. The Queensland Government is working across the board to make sure […]

Help Shape the Future of the NDIS Workforce

Help Shape the Future of the NDIS Workforce

The value of gathering rich data following the NDIS rollout is significant if you consider its potential. In the only research project of its kind in Australia, the NDIS Workforce Research Project is leading state-wide and regional studies at six locations across Queensland to investigate workforce issues and organisations’ experiences in adapting to the NDIS […]

NTSSS in the community

NTSSS in the community

Early project engagement is underway with Apunipima Cape York Health Council around development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander NDIS Service Providers and Workforce in Far North Queensland. Project Officer Julie Allen visited the organisation in February to meet with NDIS Program Manager Paula Fisher and gain understanding of the training needs for their community […]

Meet the NTSSS Project Team

Meet the NTSSS Project Team

Meet the Project Team who will deliver phase two of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Training and Skills Support Strategy (NTSSS) Project on behalf of WorkAbility Queensland. Project Officers bring passion, expertise and connections from across the community services industry and will each lead a key component of the NTSSS project focussing on building […]

NTSSS Phase Two Commences

NTSSS Phase Two Commences

WorkAbility Queensland has announced that Phase Two of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Training and Skills Support Strategy (NTSSS Project), or the Employment Pathway Phase, has begun work as part of a two-year project funded by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT). The second phase of the project is set to […]

Key Funding & Support Mapping Tool Available Now

Key Funding & Support Mapping Tool Available Now

WorkAbility Queensland has released a crucial mapping resource for employer and workers to navigate the training programs and employment incentives for NDIS related occupations. The online document, Funding and Support for Skill Development in NDIS-related Occupations in Queensland is available for download here.  The resource was produced in partnership with Jobs Queensland as part of […]

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