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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 […]

Queensland Government announces more support for NDIS workforce training

Queensland Government announces more support for NDIS workforce training

In the lead up to the Premier’s Skills Summit on Wednesday 28 November, the Queensland Government has announced additional measures to help prepare Queensland’s future workforce for the NDIS. Minister for Training and Skills Development, Shannon Fentiman, says the Palaszczuk government is moving to implement 11 recommended strategies outlined in the NDIS Workforce through Traineeships […]

Fraser Coast regional leaders unite to launch new workforce group

Fraser Coast regional leaders unite to launch new workforce group

Jobs Fraser Coast is a new group of regional leaders who have united to add value and help influence positive outcomes from Jobs Queensland’s new report, The Fraser Coast Workforce Blueprint. Local WorkAbility co-ordinator Melinda Everett is part of the group, continuing WorkAbility Queensland’s work supporting NDIS implementation in the region. The group features regional leaders from […]

Fraser Coast Workforce Blueprint released by Jobs Queensland

Fraser Coast Workforce Blueprint released by Jobs Queensland

Jobs Queensland has been working with key stakeholders to develop collaborative, place-based plans to enhance workforce planning and development to support regions across Queensland. The Fraser Coast Workforce Blueprint 2018 is the newest iteration, released last week, and examines implications of the NDIS rollout in the region. This work builds on the research and findings […]

National Disability Practitioners NDIS & Sole Traders Hub

National Disability Practitioners NDIS & Sole Traders Hub

National Disability Practitioners (NDP) have been hard at work designing an information hub to support sole traders transitioning into working under the NDIS. The hub covers topics such as quality requirements, and registering as a service provider, price guides, insurance, and record keeping. The hub is free to access for NDP members, with summaries of each […]

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