Top needs to enable employment

DATE: 10 September 2015



According to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data, there are over 600 000 Australians with disability who are willing and able to work, but require special arrangements to do so.

However, 39 percent of this group don’t work at all. This clearly represents a great untapped potential workforce.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aims to increase the social and economic participation of people with disability, including by supporting people to work. But will funding of supports alone allow improved workforce participation? 

Read about the top needs to enable employment for people with disability on the Yooralla blog


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