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Funding opportunity: Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program – Transition Assistance Funding

Funding opportunity: Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program – Transition Assistance Funding

Organisations are invited to apply via an open process for Boosting the Local Care Workforce (BLCW) Transition Assistance Funding to purchase tailored supports including business advice, professional services and software upgrades, which will assist to build the disability sector capacity and service provider readiness in the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. A funding […]

Seeding youth interest: Orientation sessions promote disability sector benefits to leaders in education

Seeding youth interest: Orientation sessions promote disability sector benefits to leaders in education

WorkAbility Queensland Coordinator, Natalie Palelei presented an orientation session and resources for Careers in Disability to more than 80 Industry Liaison Officers, Heads of Senior Schooling, Deputy Principals, Principals, Industry and state government representatives. On 20 and 21 March, the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) hosted the Vocational Education and Training Professional Development […]

90,000 more workers required as NDIS rolls out

90,000 more workers required as NDIS rolls out

The Federal Government has announced a comprehensive strategy to create thousands of new jobs and help businesses plan for the future with new data unveiled on projected areas of demand in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) market. A key element of the new Growing the NDIS Market and Workforce strategy is the launch of […]

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission is a new independent Commonwealth government agency that will provide a nationally consistent approach to quality and safeguards in NDIS services. Its role is to regulate the NDIS market, provide national consistency, promote safe and quality services, resolve problems and identify areas for improvement. In addition, when the Commission commences in […]

Event invitation: Conversations about workforce sustainability

Event invitation: Conversations about workforce sustainability

WorkAbility Queensland and Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program would like to invite employers in the aged care and disability sectors to a conversation about workforce sustainability. The implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the ageing population means a huge increase in workforce demand across the disability and aged care sectors. Attracting […]

Jobs Queensland: Closing date for Future of Work submissions extended

Jobs Queensland: Closing date for Future of Work submissions extended

Jobs Queensland is in the midst of stakeholder engagement in response to the Future of Work in Queensland to 2030: Evolution of Revolution? Discussion Paper. A number of workshops have now been held across Queensland where local employers as well as community and industry representatives have shared their views. Participants provided valuable insights which will inform advice that Jobs […]

Gympie Forum: Employers connect as the NDIS rolls out

Gympie Forum: Employers connect as the NDIS rolls out

WorkAbility Queensland were invited to a forum in Gympie to speak about the myriad of employment opportunities the NDIS is bringing to the region. Several organisations, including Mable (pictured), joined us at a forum in Gympie on 14 March to speak about their services, what they do, what’s important to them, and the types of […]

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