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18/09/2020
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Future of the SCHADS and SES Awards' COVID-19 Flexibility Schedules remains uncertain

The Schedule X in the SCHADS and SES Awards has not yet been extended by the FWC and is currently due to expire 29 October 2020.
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17/09/2020
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Queensland State Committee Chair and Deputy Chair elected

The Queensland State Committee have elected a new Chair and Deputy Chair.

Disability at Work virtual conference early bird registrations closing soon!

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7/09/2020

Disability at Work virtual conference 13 October 2020

Early bird registrations for the Disability at Work incorporating the Workability International Conference, “Disability Employment in a Digital World” close at midnight (AEST) Friday, 11 September 2020.

The full program is available via the conference webpage. Some of the highlights include:

  • Keynote speaker Dr Shea Tanis, Director of Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities Colorado (USA), presenting on embracing disruptive technology and the future of employment for people with disability
  • Workability International President Jerry Davis’ observations on the variety of employment solutions pursued by Workability International members globally
  • Minister for Families and Social Services, Anne Ruston delivering an address on the Governments’ disability employment agenda
  • Concurrent presentation streams examining developments in open employment/ transition to work, supported employment and overseas service models
  • Two expert panels composed of local and overseas practitioners analysing the delivery of both open and supported employment services in extraordinary times
  • Stefan Tromel, Senior Disability Specialist at the International Labour Organisation, presenting on global best practice in improving employment rates for people with disability that utilise technology and which focus on addressing the labour market impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is a packed, wide-ranging and thought-provoking program reflecting the tumultuous times experienced across the planet in 2020.

We look forward to "virtually" seeing you there - register now!

Workability International’s 2020 Photo Competition

Workability International is seeking a wide selection of good quality photos for their media library that demonstrates the work undertaken by their member organisations.

WI members are invited to submit photos that “tell a story” and depict individuals or groups engaging in work activities supported by their organisation. The photos should reflect how people with disability can achieve dignity and accomplishment through the power of work.

The organisation that submits the winning photo will receive $1000 USD.

The winner will be announced at the 2020 Workability International Annual General Meeting in October.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Kerrie Langford, Head of Employment and Workforce Innovation, 02 9256 3173,