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.

New in the Site

National Disability Insurance Scheme Live Webinar

19 November 2015

On Tuesday 24 November 2015 at 11:00 AM (AEDT) a webinar will take place to discuss National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Provider Readiness.  A panel of professionals will discuss their preparation entering the ‘NDIS world’ and share first-hand experiences of provider learnings and practical tips for current and future providers. The webinar will also offer information about how and when to register as an NDIS Provider

Disability Employment Framework – Survey opens Wednesday 11 November

9 November 2015

In April 2015 a taskforce was established to review the entire disability employment system and also to develop a new National Disability Employment Framework. This taskforce now wants to hear from people with disability, their families and carers, service providers, employers and peak bodies.

Elderly Parents Voice Concerns to Committee into Disability Abuse

9 November 2015

A number of organisations and individuals have appeared in a public hearing in Victoria as part of a parliamentary committee into abuse in the disability sector.

During this hearing a group of elderly parents voiced their concerns regarding the future of their intellectually disabled children.  

Senate inquiry hears of students with a disability in mainstream schools

9 November 2015

Children with Disability Australia claim students with a disability face low expectations in schools. Instead of being helped in class, the students – who numbered almost 40,000 across Queensland, are forced to watch movies and play games instead of taking classes.

Disability Performers – The Fringe

26 October 2015

Yoni Prior - Senior Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, writes a great piece for The Conversation on the amazing strengths and talents of disabled artists.