WorkAbility Qld held the second Careers in Disability Expo on Friday 15 September 2017 in Toowoomba to promote the vast array of careers available in the disability sector. The expo attracted over 200 people looking to upskill, change careers or learn more about the disability sector and to find out how they can apply for […]
PHOTO: Left to right – Alison Else (Beyond Today Planning and Support Services), David Maxey-Fisher (IMPACT Community Services) and Local WorkAbility Qld Coordinator Melinda Everett. This was the question that the Bundaberg and Wide Bay Burnett WorkAbility Qld local working group posed to people with a disability and their families at the 2017 Options Day […]
Mabel Park State High School Health Hub received well deserved recognition for its drive and innovation, as one of three finalists for the Premier’s Industry Collaboration Award, at the State Training Awards held on Friday, 1 September 2017. This Award, sponsored by Advance Queensland, recognises outstanding collaboration providing exemplary skills development between an employer or […]
The Careers in Disability Expo will be held at the Ipswich Showgrounds on Wednesday 15 November 2017. The free event will showcase current and future jobs to support people with a disability in your community. The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to create up to 2,660 new jobs across […]
The Central Queensland (CQ) forum will bring together a broad range of key stakeholders from across the Disability sector skills ecosystem. The aim of the forum is to explore, share and hear insights and work collaboratively to develop strategies for the CQ NDIS Region (Banana, Barcaldine, Barcoo, Blackall Tambo, Central Highlands, Diamantina, Gladstone, Livingstone, Longreach, Rockhampton, Winton, and Woorabinda Local Government Areas) to assist in ensuring that we have the right NDIS Workforce, with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time to resource the full implementation of NDIS.
The Careers in Disability Expo will be held this Friday 15 September 2017 in Toowoomba. The free event will be held at the Toowoomba Showgrounds between 10am and 2pm, and will provide an opportunity for jobseekers to learn how they can apply for hundreds of jobs available under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
WorkAbility Qld, in partnership with Department of Education (DET), Mabel Park State High School, Myhorizon and Logan Hospital, hosted a ‘Youth Attraction Strategy’ Field Trip on Thursday, 27 July 2017. The ‘Youth Attraction Strategy’ Field Trip enabled 14 service providers from across the South East Queensland (SEQ) region to explore an alternative strategy to help […]
Local job opportunities in the disability sector will be showcased next month at the Careers in Disability Expo in Toowoomba. The free event will be held on Friday 15 September 2017 at the Toowoomba Showgrounds between 10am and 2pm, and will provide an opportunity for jobseekers to learn how they can apply for hundreds of […]
The Far North Queensland (FNQ) forum will bring together a broad range of key stakeholders from across the Disability sector skills ecosystem. The aim of the forum is to explore, share and hear insights and work collaboratively to develop strategies for the FNQ NDIS Region (Aurukun, Cairns, Cassowary Coast, Cook, Croydon, Douglas, Etheridge, Hope Vale, […]
With NDIS transition discussions and targeted events rolling out across the South East Queensland NDIS Region, WorkAbility Qld Coordinators Helen Hansen and Ian Montague have been focusing their attention towards sector readiness and engagement. The aim of this work is to support strong, sustainable business performance in a confronting and challenging environment of significant change, through […]