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NDIS Commission is now operating

NDIS Commission is now operating

From 1 July 2019, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) began operating in Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and Northern Territory (NT). The NDIS Commission began operating in New South Wales (NSW) and South Australia (SA) on 1 July 2018. Western Australia (WA) will transition from 1 July 2020. NDIS […]

Logan Jobs Roadshow leads to 250 interviews

Logan Jobs Roadshow leads to 250 interviews

Logan city locals were connected with ten employers offering almost 200 jobs in the disability sector at another bumper Jobs Roadshow in Logan on 20 June. WorkAbility Queensland partnered with Logan City Council to hold the event, and representatives were on-hand from Nextt, Montrose, Karakan, Centacare, House with No Steps, Link Services, Hire Up, and […]

Queensland reaches major NDIS milestone

Queensland reaches major NDIS milestone

Queensland Government media release Monday 1 July marked a significant milestone for the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland with the NDIS becoming fully operational. The NDIS is now available in all areas of Queensland. Minister for Disability Services Coralee O’Rourke reflected on this significant marker for the NDIS transition […]

2019 Queensland Training Awards regional finalists announced

2019 Queensland Training Awards regional finalists announced

Minister Shannon Fentiman recently announced the gifted individuals and hard-working organisations who will be vying for honours at the regional finals of this year’s Queensland Training Awards. “These high calibre finalists represent a wide range of industries and occupations, from mechanics, electricians, small bakeries and hairdressing salons, to migrant support organisations and big businesses.” “I […]

Resource: Workforce Planning Connect

Resource: Workforce Planning Connect

Workforce Planning Connect is a suite of user-friendly resources designed to support small and medium-sized businesses to undertake workforce planning, regardless of their knowledge or experience. Workforce planning involves planning for the people who will help your business deliver its products and services to your customers. Similar to business planning, it is a continuous process […]

Disability sector employers to benefit from State Budget post-NDIS funding

Disability sector employers to benefit from State Budget post-NDIS funding

Queensland Government media release Vital services and supports for Queenslanders with disability will continue post-NDIS, with the Palaszczuk Government investing more than $200 million in disability services in the 2019-2020 State Budget. Minister for Disability Services Coralee O’Rourke said while more than 45,000 Queenslanders were now receiving supports from the NDIS, it was important for […]

Video: Employers, candidates and students talk about the Coolangatta Jobs Roadshow

Video: Employers, candidates and students talk about the Coolangatta Jobs Roadshow

Employers, candidates and students were interviewed about their experiences at our Jobs Roadshow in March 2019 at South Cross University, Gold Coast Campus. Their responses reveal the true benefits of meeting one-on-one. WorkAbility Queensland Jobs Roadshows provided a fantastic networking opportunity for employers and partners, providing a real platform to fill vacancies. This event was a […]

Jobs Roadshow brings opportunities to Cairns locals

Jobs Roadshow brings opportunities to Cairns locals

Cairns locals had a chance to find out about the benefits of a career in disability, and meet directly with employers at a WorkAbility Queensland Jobs Roadshow event on 10 May. 90 pre-screened and prepared candidates met with 13 recruiters from five organisations there to recruit for 21 known and ongoing vacancies. Each candidate sat […]

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