The challenge for Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) operating under the NDIS is to attract a new generation of supported employees. Faye explores the secret to developing a business that Participants want to work in.
One of the most exciting promises of the NDIS was that it would lead to an increase in employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Faye explore why the number of plans with employment supports is so low and what we can do to ensure participants understand their options.
Did you know entrepreneurship rates in Australia are 50% higher among people with a disability? In this article, Sara profiles three successful small businesses run by a young person with a disability.
From the NDIS to new policies of the DSS- the world of ADEs is changing at a remarkable pace. But don't fear, Matthew Ford is here to explain what the new world may look like and how providers can get ahead.
We have been searching high and low to answer your (and our) questions about what exactly School Leavers Employment Supports are and how on earth it works. This article provides the SLES 101, so that you and your organisations know what to expect in the school leavers space.
The Disability Services Commission in WA has produced a Disability Employment Toolkit, to support organisations to employ people with disabilities.
There are many sources of support people with disabilities can utilise when seeking employment. Ann explores the different services available, and how providers and participants can navigate them.
The snippets of information fed to DES providers on Budget Night 2017 did little more than bring further uncertainty to the sector. Perhaps the answer to better work outcomes lies somewhere buried deeply in the NDIS and the tragically under-utilised employment supports, writes John Donnon.
The 2017 Budget was touted as the moment we would finally know the policy intentions of the government for job seekers receiving DES supports. The reality was far more underwhelming, writes John Donnon.