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Welcome to Disability Ideas Informing Practice. This website has been set up as an online space for Australian Disability Enterprises to discuss, share and learn about disability employment.

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Web Accessibility in your organisation – NDS Presentation

Among many important issues raised at the NDS Employment Conference 2014, making information and communications technology in the workplace accessible to employees with disability was addressed in a talk by Alex Varley of Media Access Australia.

Disability Employment Services Giving Kids a Chance

The Future Possibilities Youth Conference, which gathered recently for its sixth annual meeting in Bunbury, provides an opportunity for support organisations of all kinds to meet and inform eager young people with disability who want to prepare themselves for life after school.

Wage Compliance Under Scrutiny in USA

As supported employment enterprises for people with a disability in Australia are being pressured to amend their wage payment schemes, concerns are now being raised in the United States over exploitation of workers with disabilities.

Illawarra Disability Workers Fight Privatisation Plans

A rally by ADHC (Ageing Disability and Home Care) workers took place in Illawarra on Friday, 19th September, to protest State Government privatisation plans.  About 100 disability care workers took to the streets and marched to a lunchtime rally at Mood Park, Albion Park.

Frontline Manager Training

Person-centred training workshops are being offered to frontline NGO managers in two one-day programs available at various locations throughout NSW.  The Change Room workshops are aimed at achieving positive change within organisations by equipping managers with skills and tools to support their direct service staff through the change process.

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