Logo Loading

Enter your keyword

Our friends at Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) auspice Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia to operate and support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network Queensland (ATSIDNQ). The Network offers a culturally safe space for members to connect, share and raise awareness of the issues they are facing and celebrate their strengths. The Network […]

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 research project is in partnership with WorkAbility Queensland and Jobs Queensland and has been led by Central Queensland University (CQU) CSIRO’s Data61, and Global Community Resourcing. Research conducted in 2019 aims to investigate the skills shortage, impacts and themes […]

WorkAbility Welcomes New Team Members!

WorkAbility Welcomes New Team Members!

The Team behind WorkAbility is growing! Project Officers Alana Sinnamon and Lisa Steele have recently joined the team. Employed by National Disability Services (NDS) they bring great knowledge, enthusiasm, and connections from across the community services sector. Alana and Lisa will be working on programs led by NDS as part of the Workability Consortium, such […]

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 […]

WorkAbility Queensland