Making an Informed Choice Makes a BIG Difference

The NSW Government publishes the number of school leavers with disability who get a job in open employment through the Transition to Work (NSW-TTW) program. This information helps school leavers make an informed choice when choosing a provider.

The 2012 results show that making an informed choice makes a BIG difference.

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Inclusion Australian and Down Syndrome Australia seek a Renewed Effort from the Commonwealth

Inclusion Australia and Down Syndrome Australia have jointly written to the Liberal, Labour and Greens parties seeking a renewed effort by the Commonwealth to develop employment policy based on "what works" to increase the participation of people with intellectual disability in the open workforce.

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A national inclusive employment plan for people with intellectual disability

Inclusion Australia welcomes the Willing To Work National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability report from Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Susan Ryan. 

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When you get the right employment support, good things happen!

Media Statement, Thursday, 16 June 2016 

21 DES services for people with intellectual disability show the way forward

People with significant intellectual disability can work in the open labour market when they get the right support, (Commonwealth Evaluation of Disability Employment Services 2010-2013, p. 110).

The DES Outcome Rates by Disability Type report shows that some DES providers are achieving high rates of open employment outcomes for people with intellectual disability.

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Campaign Launch: We Can Work with the Right Support

Inclusion Australia welcomes the Commonwealth government’s review of disability employment services to improve the employment outcomes of people with disability. This is a great opportunity to develop a new system of employment support that works.

WCWWTRS.pngThe Inclusion Australia Board today launched a campaign to increase the employment of Australians with intellectual disability — We Can Work with the Right Support.

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We Can Work with the Right Support

Inclusion Australia is asking individuals, families, employers, disability organisations and community members to support a campaign for a better employment support system for people with intellectual disability.

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