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NDIS Workforce Regional Reports Available Now

NDIS Workforce Regional Reports Available Now

NDIS Workforce Research Reports for Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Ipswich and Toowoomba are available now! The reports capture the first set of key findings, impacts and themes within disability workforce, skills and employment following the NDIS rollout across these four regions. Townville and Mackay NDIS Workforce Research Reports were released earlier in March 2020. The […]

NTSSS welcomes new Project Changemakers

NTSSS welcomes new Project Changemakers

The Project Team behind the NTSSS Phase Two Project is growing! Project Officers Alana Sinnamon and Lisa Steele have recently joined the team and bring great knowledge, enthusiasm, and connections from across the community services sector. Both will lead a key component of the NTSSS project focussing on building employment pathways in the NDIS industry. […]

Free Sector Training

Free Sector Training

For people living with uncertainty about their careers training is available to help prepare Queenslanders return to work. TAFE Queensland and Queensland Government have teamed up to offer a variety of free Skill Sets to upskill people in the community services sector and other priority industries. Skill Sets relevant to community services include: Community Care […]

Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Piloting in Queensland

Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Piloting in Queensland

WorkAbility Qld has commenced a new Common Induction pilot program targeted at the NDIS workforce and which may benefit the broader community services industry. The Common Induction for NDIS Workforce Pilot, funded by Department of Education Small Business and Training (DESBT), will be delivered with selected partners and providers in Far North Queensland and South […]

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 […]

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