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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 […]

Updated: Registered Providers Operational Guideline

Updated: Registered Providers Operational Guideline

Updates have been made to the Registered Providers Operational Guideline to provide additional information regarding the transition of the provider registration function from the NDIA to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission. These updates reflect the implementation of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) and its role in the registration of NDIS […]

The Workforce Barometer survey is now open

The Workforce Barometer survey is now open

How are you faring? The annual Workforce Barometer survey is now open. If you are in the disability sector workforce the WorkAbility Queensland project wants to know what you think, and why you feel the way you do. We are urging all frontline workers to get involved and take part in the Feelings from the […]

New mandatory course explains obligations to NDIS support workers

New mandatory course explains obligations to NDIS support workers

A Worker Orientation Module called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ will assist all NDIS workers to better support people with disability. This module is an interactive online course that explains the obligations of workers under the NDIS Code of Conduct – from the perspective of NDIS participants. It was developed in consultation with the sector, including NDIS providers […]

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