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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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Research Project Opportunity: ‘Discriminatory acts towards young Australians with disabilities in public places’

2 February 2016

Researchers at the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne wish to interview young people in Sydney & NSW mid-North Coast with impairments about discrimination and disability in public places. To be eligible, you need to have left high school and be aged up till your late twenties.

More funding needed to assist students with disability: Senate Committee

2 February 2016

Parents have spoken out about their frustration as they fight for a basic education for their children in submissions to the Senate inquiry into students with disabilities.

Minnesota Disability Reforms for Sheltered Workshops

22 December 2015

Sheltered workshops that employ thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities may be forced to make drastic changes under a state proposal to eliminate a share of their public subsidies. This proposal marks the first major step in decades to find more innovative ways to integrate people with disabilities into the broader community.

NDIS Funding Boost for South Australia

15 December 2015

Federal and South Australian (SA) governments have ended a funding dispute and pledged to provide $50 million each to a transition that will cover the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

People with disabilities find independence and pride though TAFE

7 December 2015

Disability enterprise, Wangarang Industries, have sponsored people with disability to do a Certificate I in cleaning through TAFE Western. This training opens opportunities for people to be part of one of Wangarang's work crews that have contracts to clean properties, many of them government offices around Orange.

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