development_national_disability_employment_strategy

Lucy

Headstart Acquired Brain Injury Services To whom it may concern, My name is Lucy. I have been a support worker with Headstart for just over…

Tanya Sinclair

There will be no action until discrimination in recruitment is addressed. For example, if I attend a job interview in my wheelchair, I will not…

Community Mental Health Australia

While the focus of this submission is upon people living with Psychosocial Disabilities, the views expressed made are extendable to all people living with disability.…

Murray John Stone

I am concerned that many positions are advertised requiring a person to have a drivers license. The last 12 months during COVID restrictions it has…

Darren

You need more than strong role models. You need employers, supervisors, & fellow employees to understand someone’s disability, regardless if it is physical or mental.…

Kim

Potential employers are wary of employing us. Targeted incentives, increased support and targeted education for mainstream Australians that results in a cultural shift may well…

Kaz Newton

My experience in the disability sector totals 26 years, with 10 years in the Disability Employment Services. The barriers for people with disabilities entering employment…

Vee

I’m 45 years old and disabled. I’ve never been in a workplace that is accessible or allows me to maintain employment and I’ve never had…

Sarah Davies

I have the same company for my Newstart job network provider as for my NDIS LAC and in both cases the people who do the…

Rochelle

Get rid of supported employment workplaces or bring the pay for supported employees in line with normal wage.

David West

To whom it may concern, I am young adult man that lives with multiple disabilities. I have been trying to land an apprenticeship since I…

Nicole Allen

I am mother to a 21 yr old young lady who would like to work. We have had experience with Des provider and Customised Employment.…

Nicola Norris

There are people who are currently in part time or full time employment who (1) have a disability / chronic health condition and (2) are…

JobsRUs

JobsRUs registered with the NDIA to provide employment supports specifically. The registration process was very extensive. There has been a recent change with the NDIS…

Jelenka Quick

My 24 yr old daughter has ASD and social anxiety. She was a participant client of a well known disability employment agency, every fortnight she…

Carina Ferrer

More funding for the employers It takes time to recruit workers with the too many requirements to comply. It takes time and effort to on…

Sandra

With challenges that face PWD in seeking employment it is important that no business should use a PWD to gain financially from government subsidies. Meaning…